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07/21/17

"Wine country is no surprise to Central Coast residents, but people around the country are slowly starting to learn our secret"

07/20/17

Patrick Comiskey does a nice job with this account of the recent Alamo Fire and the fast-acting vineyard crew at Santa Barbara County's Bien Nacido Vineyards. After a day of burning out of control, the fire turned south toward the Santa Maria Valley, threatening one of the oldest and most venerated vineyards in the state, as well as Au Bon Climat and Qupé wineries. Both were spared, but a vineyard adjacent to them, North Canyon, wasn't as lucky

07/18/17

On July 19, the Independent Grape Growers of the Paso Robles Area (IGGPRA) will host the fifth of an eight-part seminar series on "Practical Grape Growing." Daphne Amory, an agricultural advisor and coach with a knack for success in regenerative farming, will be one of three guest speakers.

07/18/17

The San Luis Obispo County Planning Commission is expected to begin public hearings on a draft of a cannabis land use ordinance at the July 27 meeting

07/18/17

The board is expected to dive into a discussion on policy direction with regard to future water well permits, which could entail requiring new wells be fitted with flow meters to monitor what's extracted from the ground.

07/17/17

Wine tasting is a thriving California past time, and each of the state's wineries try to offer their own special varieties

07/17/17

All grape growers are invited and encouraged to attend. Registration is free for IGGPRA members

07/14/17

As another heat wave is set to hit the Central Coast this weekend, firefighters are keeping a close eye on fires still burning and urging the public to help keep more from flaring up.

07/14/17

The Garza Fire has now burned more than 30,000 acres, surpassing the size of the Alamo Fire, which just days ago was the largest in the state.

07/13/17

The recent story, The Top Vineyards All Around the U.S., names Écluse Wines as No. 9 of the 25 wineries listed. Écluse was the only Paso Robles producer to make the list.

07/13/17

The Paso Robles CAB Collective's family-run wineries bring multiple generations together proving legacy, passion and dedication create world-class wines

07/13/17

Hahn Family Wines, a Santa Lucia Highlands-based producer of luxury and super-premium wines, has added Hahn alum Juan Jose Verdina as winemaker and promoted Megan McCollough to winemaker for Smith & Hook. Verdina and McCollough will report to Paul Clifton, director of winemaking at Hahn Family Wines, who is in his 14th vintage with the winery.

07/13/17

The Whittier Fire grows to 12,263 acres in size and remains 48-percent contained as of Thursday morning, according to the U.S. Forest Service.

07/12/17

Daphne Amory, an agricultural advisor and coach with a knack for success in regenerative farming, will be one of three guest speakers presenting at a seminar hosted by the Independent Grape Growers of the Paso Robles Area (IGGPRA).

07/12/17

The San Luis Obispo County wine industry annually comes together to honor members of the local wine community. These awards recognize dedication, stewardship, innovation and leadership demonstrated in the San Luis Obispo County wine community.

07/11/17

On July 9th, the swift-burning Alamo Fire came within feet of the Bien Nacido Vineyards and farming facilities in the Santa Maria Valley of California.

07/11/17

Today, fire activity was light with some backing fire moving down the slopes into the canyons towards Tepuquet Road. Suppression efforts were aided by cooler temperatures and increased relative humidity.

07/11/17

The Alamo Fire has burned 28,926 acres and is now 45-percent contained as of Tuesday morning. It is the largest fire burning in the state of California.

07/10/17

The Santa Barbara County Fire Department announced tonight that the Alamo Fire first reported Thursday afternoon was 10% contained. The blaze off Highway 166 near Twitchell Reservoir east of downtown Santa Maria is not far from the historic Bien Nacido Vineyards and the wine-production facility for 50,000-case winery Au Bon Climat

07/10/17

The "extreme fire activity" of the Alamo Fire east of Santa Maria in Santa Barbara County is mostly being fought by air because of the rugged terrain.

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