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09/28/16

Looking for a slower life in St. Helena, Novak ended up building one of the region's top sources of Cabernet Sauvignon

09/27/16

Mary was quietly instrumental in establishing Spottswoode as one of the valley's great family-owned wineries and a first growth-caliber property. Mary played an integral role in championing women in the wine industry, in the example she set as a successful winery owner, by encouraging two of her daughters to work with her, and through supporting the hiring of several women winemakers throughout Spottswoode's storied four-decade history

09/27/16

Napa County is updating its county code so the definition of agriculture there matches that found in the 2008 general plan. Some view this as an overdue housekeeping item, others as an exercise that could unintentionally blow holes in agricultural protection.

09/27/16

winemakers and vintners from one end of Sonoma to other came together

09/26/16

Count Agoston Haraszthy, the first Hungarian to immigrate to the U.S., is widely recognized as the father of Californian viticulture. He built the first stone winery here in 1857, which would make the man standing in front of me almost 200 years old. He finally reveals himself to be George Webber

09/26/16

Family-owned wineries - both large and small - won the coveted sweepstakes awards Sunday at the Sonoma County Harvest Fair Awards Gala

09/26/16

The Staglin family and the One Mind board announced that the 22-year cumulative total, including direct contributions to One Mind, and leveraged funds provided to scientists as a result of IMHRO's initial research funding from festival proceeds, has surpassed $256 million since 1995

09/26/16

Kenzo Estate east of Napa on the slopes of Mount George has won county permission to bump up wine production and triple weekly visitation during the peak tourist season, despite questions about traffic

09/26/16

The number of visitors from China to California is growing and their taste for Napa wines is growing, too. How best to reach and treat these consumers both here and their home was among the discussions at a recent CANVAS workshop.

09/26/16

Lots of changeups this week in the Wine Country restaurant world

09/23/16

Pressure on local wineries to reduce visitor counts has been rising over the past years as more wineries with a heavy focus on director-to-consumer (DTC) retail open. While the forward-thinking Napa Valley, long the crown jewel of the winemaking world, passed the 1990 Wine Definition Ordinance (WDO)--which defines wineries as an agricultural land use and caps visitors--others have come late to the solution game.

09/23/16

Gregory Walter passed peacefully into God's arms on September 1, 2016 at his home in Yountville, California, at the age of 58, following a courageous battle with colon cancer. Greg was supported throughout his illness by his faith, as well as intense love and the outpouring of kindness from his community of family, friends and the wine industry.

09/23/16

The Rutherford Dust Society will hold a town hall meeting on Oct. 13 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Rutherford Grange learn about new legislation affecting gift conservation easements.

09/22/16

Event Sets Records with Amount of Monies Raised for Fund-A-Need & the Mendocino Coast District Hospital

09/22/16

The poaching tactic is a sign of the times of a shortage of vineyard labor, but it isn't the only one. Here are four others:

09/22/16

Napa's Copia complex has long been vacant, an ambitious idea that perhaps came before its time. But by early October, it will again be a haven for culinarians

09/22/16

"As we continue to focus our wholesale efforts on our top five private label customers, I am pleased with our overall net sales increase over the last twelve months," Phillip L. Hurst, the company's president and CEO, said in a statement

09/22/16

Blue Note Napa plans are based on "four pillars. First is wine, of course, but food in Napa is a close second. We've been told we have to 'kill it' with food, so we're going to. We are as serious about our food as we are about our music and will soon be announcing our culinary and management team ...

09/21/16

Cabernet sauvignon is being harvested in some parts of the Napa Valley, the Star's harvest correspondents report

09/21/16

After 34 years working at General Mills in Minneapolis Steve Heller wondered what he would do with himself when he retired

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