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Sunday, September 24th

09/01/17

Bisson's research in yeast genetics is a scientific legacy that will not be surpassed easily

09/01/17

Fourth generation family owned and operated Terlato Wine Group announced the retirement of John Scribner, Senior Vice President and General Counsel, after 39 years of dedicated service with the Terlato family.

09/01/17

Marc Lohnes brings over 40 years of wine industry experience, having worked for E&J Gallo for 24 years before consulting for vintner groups and fine wine & spirits sellers where he became familiar with Oak Ridge

09/01/17

Bob Highfill has been hired as the new Marketing and Communications Manager with the Lodi Winegrape Commission

09/01/17

Mark your calendars for Thursday, Nov. 9, when Sonoma Valley's Mulas family will be honored guests at the fourth annual Sonoma dinner of the Golden Gate Salmon Association at the Cornerstone Gardens in Schellville

09/01/17

adding to a growing portfolio which already includes vineyards in California's Marin County and an estate in Italy

09/01/17

"When you look at how many wineries are increasingly paying $10,000 a ton or more, if that's the price you're currently paying, then those numbers do pencil out," he said. ... adding that there is some evidence a correction could be coming ...

09/01/17

The heat wave arriving for the Labor Day weekend and the week beyond comes at a critical point for the valley's vineyards, many of which are well on their way down the final stretch toward harvest.

09/01/17

... as previously reported by winebusiness.com ... the group questions whether or not existing operations are in compliance, alleging that neither the city nor the company has been able to produce the original conditional use permit for the facility

09/01/17

Michael Overholt is working with Tolosa winemaker Fred Delivert, Mesa Vineyard Management, and viticulture consultant Randy Heinzen of Vineyard Professional Services to evaluate the effect of shade cloth on the evolution of grape maturity ...

09/01/17

Field spray trials over three years with antimicrobials targeting the yeast and bacteria alone provided modest reductions in sour rot severity ... Management of sour rot involves controlling both the microbes and the Drosophila fruit flies

09/01/17

For the past 12 years, the big Sonoma Wine County Weekend event, Taste of Sonoma, has taken place at McMurray Ranch Winery in Healdsburg. This year's event has moved closer to the Valley, while the iconic Sonoma County Wine Auction that will follow in mid-September has moved up north to the Russian River.

09/01/17

The 36th annual Harvest Wine Celebration in Livermore has been canceled due to an excessive heat warning in the region.

09/01/17

As of June 2017, more than 3,500 new wine products had hit shelves in the last year, representing 14% of all items in the category and 4.5% of category sales volume. But the influx isn't just giving consumers an array of new brands to choose from; it's forcing retailers to make tough choices about how to use their finite shelf space.

09/01/17

On Saturday, August 26, the Napa Valley Grapegrowers (NVG) celebrated its 10th annual Harvest STOMP with a sold-out crowd of 610 guests, who raised a record-breaking $1.98 million dollars net, a 2,131% increase over the first STOMP. This year's event was hosted by Round Pond proprietors Ryan and Miles MacDonnell, at their historic red barn in the middle of cabernet sauvignon vineyards in Rutherford

09/01/17

Trump is expected to announce the program's end but will allow so-called "dreamers" currently in the program to stay in the U.S. until their work permits expire - which, for some, could be as long as two years. The White House suggested Thursday afternoon, though, that Trump has yet to give the final sign-off. White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders told reporters at the daily briefing the program is still "under review"

09/01/17

Also in Unfiltered, the discovery of the oldest-ever wine in Italy, a cancer fund-raiser for a Napa winemaker, and the "blue wine" saga continues to unfold

09/01/17

Conservative lawmakers are crafting a bill they call the conservative Dream Act that would provide a path to permanent residency to people brought here illegally as children, offering President Donald Trump an escape hatch on one of his most vexing immigration challenges. The legislation creates an avenue for Trump to both fulfill a campaign promise to end an Obama-era program known as DACA while yielding to what appears to be his personal desire to let these immigrants remain in the country

09/01/17

Tank Garage Winery, a wine brand and 1930s-era service station turned winery in Calistoga, is excited to announce the release of Chrome Dreams on Sept. 1, a 2015 Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon-based blend and the world's first chromed-glass wine bottle

09/01/17

UBS Securities said that the trend to craft beers seems to have leveled off but the craft theme is picking up in spirits. The securities firm's Evidence Lab surveyed 1,200 regular alcohol consumers

09/01/17

VitisGen2, is a collaboration of 25 scientists from 11 institutions who are working in multidisciplinary teams to accelerate development of the next generation of grapes.

09/01/17

"On behalf of our employees and their families, as well as our distributor partners in Texas, we are making this donation to help those affected by the flooding and devastation caused by Hurricane Harvey," said Joseph E. Gallo, Chief Executive Officer and President of E. & J. Gallo Winery. "Our hearts go out to the millions of people who have suffered tremendous losses."

09/01/17

Yep, you can have wine delivered to your door in one hour or less. But, like all good things, there's a catch: Right now, you have to live in one of the 12 cities below. Say a prayer, we're rooting for you