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From Tariffs To Cannabis, Napa Valley Vintners Take On New Challenges

October 18, 2019

Formed 75 years ago this month, the Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) trade group now includes 550 wineries representing 99% of Napa Valley wine production. .... Daniel Marsteller met with Napa Valley Vintners president and CEO Linda Reiff to discuss the state of play for Napa wines and what the future holds. .... "To now have a 90% tariff and tax on our wines in China is outrageous" ... "There are really two issues in regard to cannabis. One is about access and one is about cultivation and manufacturing. The citizens of California spoke in favor of access, but they did not necessarily vote for cultivation and manufacturing right next door to their house"