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05/21/18

Chaotic police body-camera footage from last year's deadly wildfires in Northern California's wine country shows officers running door-to-door urging people to flee and rescuing elderly residents of a retirement community as flames bear down, according to a newspaper report Sunday.

05/21/18

Tourism was among the first segments of the county's economy to rebound after the recession. The lodging industry in particular has enjoyed eight years of growth, often amounting to double- digit gains from prior years.

05/18/18

The figure comes from a survey conducted by the Sonoma County Economic Development Board on the popular two-week event held at the Russian River Brewing Co. in downtown Santa Rosa. Since 2010, visitors have lined up for hours to drink Pliny the Younger during its limited release, attracted by its reputation as one of the best beers in the world.

05/18/18

Today Winiarski, 89, is speaking not of liberation, but of limits. A growing coalition of industry veterans and longtime residents fear that Napa has become a victim of its own success, pointing to the ecological transformation of the valley floor from dense oak woodland to a sea of vine-wrapped trellises. And they are posing a thorny question: has a unique agricultural region reached a tipping point at which agriculture itself becomes the threat? "We're not thinking ahead," says Winiarski. "What's at stake is a national treasure."

05/17/18

Long Meadow Ranch, an agricultural enterprise and one of Napa's most innovative wineries, is proud to announce its dynamic Summer event schedule, namely the Live Fire Guest Chef Series and Bluegrass-fed Live Music Series. The events will take place at Farmstead in St. Helena (738 Main Street, St. Helena, CA 94574), launching on June 3.

05/17/18

Hop Kiln Estate Pinot Noir is made from grapes harvested on the iconic Hop Kiln Estate, located in the heart of the prized Russian River Valley. The historic Hop Kiln Estate has been under vine since the late 1800s and this release highlights Landmark's dedication to producing unforgettable small-production, handcrafted wines.

05/17/18

After years of growing and selling grapes, California's Sangiacomo family finally release their own brand.

05/17/18

Country music phenomenon Carrie Underwood, and hockey player husband Mike Fisher, have arrived in Napa Valley for a wine country getaway and performance by Underwood at the inaugural Napa festival "Live In The Vineyard Goes Country," which takes place May 15-17

05/17/18

Passing the room-tax increase would funnel another $2.1 million annually into city coffers, Housing Manager Lark Ferrell estimated

05/17/18

A corner of Vallejo's Mare Island once eyed for an electric car factory could house a film studio and a winery instead, if a Wine Country mogul and his business partners succeed

05/15/18

With little to no fanfare, Sonoma Cinemas quietly began offering beer and wine, as well as an expanded hot food menu, at its concession stand last week.

05/15/18

Though labor shortages were the impetus, researchers have found 'touchless vineyard' also produces superior wine grapes.

05/14/18

Structured Solutions Inc. is auctioning off the company's Healdsburg taproom and restaurant and its next-door production facility, which has canning and bottling lines, two large tanks and one large fermenter

05/14/18

To best understand the brawl about Measure C, we need to crack open "The Big Golden Book of Human Foibles." In that wonderful old reference work, between "Selfies" and "Spandex" you'll find the section called "Self-Serving Rationalization."

05/11/18

Like the Russian River, wine industry leader Doug McIlroy is part of the agricultural and environmental landscape. With continuing ebbs and flows, McIlroy steadfastly moves forward to navigate a delicate balance between farming and fish, production and preservation.

05/11/18

"We qualified and were approved for an SBA loan for economic loss and fire damage," Liems said. "The people at the Small Business Administration were very helpful and walked us through the entire process from start to finish. ..."

05/11/18

In an unprecedented event that gathered winemakers, educators, journalists and hospitality professionals from around the world Garnacha was celebrated.

05/11/18

"Vallejo and Mare Island. It's a great story, and it just so happens to be true."

05/10/18

There's certainly no shortage of "best" restaurants in Sonoma County, a region known as much for culinary excellence as it is for the quality of its wines and the beauty of its landscape. So in a way, the task was simple as we selected local chefs and restaurants that continually offer up dishes beyond compare

05/09/18

The third generation of the Sangiacomo family recently introduced the release of small-production wines grown from the Carneros, Napa and Sonoma Coast regions. They intend to craft the finest wines possible from their estate vineyards while positioning themselves as the best producers of new world California chardonnay, pinot noir and cabernet sauvignon

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