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The $1.62 billion in foreign trade revenue for 2016 bested the previous year's record of $1.49 billion by a slim margin through steadily strong sales in the top market, the European Union, and sharp growth increases in China and Britain.


Rivers of storms delay operations as Mokelumne River overflows its banks


Due to the amount of rainfall the area has experienced in recent weeks, the winery was forced to release the wastewater into the Mokelumne River ...


Grape growers and producers in Lodi spent their Tuesday morning hearing the latest information about the wine industry, including some changes happening in the market. The Lodi District Chamber of Commerce and the University of California Cooperative Extension co-hosted the annual Lodi Grape Day event at Hutchins Street Square.


As the curtain falls on the era of elephants in Ringling Bros. and Barnum and Bailey Circus, elephants like Prince, an Asian bull, are making their way to places like the PAWS wildlife sanctuary


Wendy Brannen recently crossed the country from Washington D.C. to Lodi, CA, to assume her new position as Executive Director of the Lodi Winegrape Commission - the organization representing more than 750 winegrape growers and 85 wineries in the Lodi American Viticulture Area


It's not as if people in the industry don't recognize the value of the old vineyards. Perhaps Americans don't prize them as much as other countries, which treasure them. But even consumers are attracted to the wines, which are increasingly being marketed as made from old vines. And with good reason, Passalacqua says.


Effective immediately. Oak Ridge Winery (ORW), Lodi's oldest operating winery & one of California's fastest growing wine companies, has announced key appointments to its National Sales Team.


Vice President of Sales and Marketing Melissa Phillips Stroud has announced that effective immediately Tom Schmitz has been promoted to National Sales Manager at Michael David Winery. Tom has been with the winery for close to a decade where he previously held the title of Midwest Divisional Manager.


A long dormant former auto dealership is slated to get a new life early next year if all goes according to plan. The former Plummer Automall, which sold its last vehicle in 2009, will become home to the Calturas Winery, Firehouse Restaurant and Brewery. Liquor licensing, for what will be the largest re-use project in the city of Lodi, was approved in late October.


The Lodi Winegrape Commission made a pitch to form a partnership with the city during a presentation at Tuesday's Lodi City Council shirtsleeve session


LWC welcomes new staff, recognizes accomplishments


Some crop-price drops will impact per-acre, economic values into 2017, but the state's historical upward trend is expected to resume in the long term


The Mettler family is steeped in wine grape production growing high quality fruit for more than a century in vineyards located at Lodi, Calif. Descendants have nurtured berries with smart farming practices over the generations to yield great award-winning wines. The family purchased the property in 1900, built the home in 1903, and planted the first vines in 1907. Kathy Mettler, the family's fourth generation grape grower and today's family matriarch, lives in the same farmhouse today..


LangeTwins' Aaron Lange speaks to the importance of holistic sustainability in viticulture


LangeTwins' Aaron Lange speaks to the importance of holistic sustainability in viticulture


The Mettler family is steeped in wine grape production growing high quality fruit for more than a century


Overwhelmingly positive reports from California growing regions


For the first three weeks or so, the 2016 harvest progressed steadily and smoothly for Lodi area grower Tom Hoffman, who grows 25 varieties of wine grapes near Acampo, Calif.


Currently most vineyards are focusing on harvesting grapes for white wines. They have to be harvested first because of their thinner skins. Those grapes can be more easily impacted by early rains than red wine grapes.

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