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08/14/19

Reimers abruptly left his position as president of Foley Family Wines last month. In response to an article published in the Santa Rosa Press Democrat, Foley Family Wines has released the following statement: "Foley Family Wines had no knowledge of the allegations levied against Krasilsa Pacific Farms for violations of regional, state and federal water quality laws. Foley Family Wines is not affiliated with the property in question and Mr. Hugh Reimers is no longer employed by Foley Family Wines."

08/13/19

Cal Fire crews were working to contain a vegetation fire in Mendocino County that has burned over 85 acres and triggered evacuation orders, authorities said

08/09/19

By nightfall, the fire - which had two branches consisting of a main fire and a large spot fire - had burned a total of 19 acres and was 30-percent contained, according to Cal Fire, which battled the incident along with firefighters from fire agencies all around Lake County.

08/07/19

Hopping the ferry an hour and a half north of San Francisco to the mostly abandoned former naval shipyard at Vallejo's Mare Island, you may not expect to find a distillery. But that's exactly what Dave Phinney, who founded the Savage & Cooke distillery in 2016, built there, and he hopes that it's just the beginning

08/06/19

Esteemed wine judges from Northern California gathered in Mendocino County's beautiful Anderson Valley to judge the 41st Annual Mendocino County Fair Wine Competition

07/30/19

World Centric represents Petaluma's latest corporate departure, further exposing a ceiling that numerous breakout companies have reached in recent years, forcing them out of Sonoma County's second-largest city. Petaluma has developed a reputation as an incubator for innovative startups looking for a home in the North Bay, said Ingrid Alverde, the city's economic development manager. Over the last 30 years, the city has cultivated a diverse business community, highlighted by strongholds in computer tech, consumer products, healthcare, advanced manufacturing, food and beverage and clean energy services.

07/26/19

The Mendocino County Sheriff's Office said Wednesday that local, state and federal officials last week served 28 search warrants to marijuana farms without a permit along the Eel River in northern Mendocino County.

07/25/19

When Justin and Karin Warnelius-Miller started their Alexander Valley winery in 2001, named Garden Creek Ranch Vineyard Winery, they had a dream of creating a world-class Bordeaux blend wine. But the vision was one that required not only passion for the land and vine, but a great deal of patience. This is because they made a decision not to release any of the specially named "Garden Creek Tesserae" wine until it had aged for seven years.

07/15/19

California vintner releases 2017-2018 corporate consciousness report, detailing enhanced environmental policy efforts, regenerative agriculture study and progress toward 2020 goals

07/03/19

Mendocino's premiere annual charity auction and wine/food tasting will be held September 6-7, 2019

07/03/19

Volunteer organization teams up with the San Francisco Symphony for benefit concert aiding community reconstruction efforts

07/01/19

"We want to increase the recognition of appellations in Mendocino County," Byrne told three members of the Senate Select Committee on Califronia's Wine Industry and the Assembly Select Committee on Wine during an informational meeting in the Wine Spectator Learning Center at Sonoma State University.

06/17/19

A group of researchers looks at Sauvignon Blanc intraregional variation and the possible use of prefermentation freezing to elevate the thiol-precursors, thereby enhancing the thiol content of the final wine

05/30/19

The Mendocino County Board of Supervisors last week unanimously agreed to draft a letter of support for Mendocino Winegrowers, Inc. to officially support the local winegrowers' effort of conjunctive labeling on wine bottles in Mendocino County, citing potential added value for wines produced from Mendocino County grapes.

05/21/19

Participants take part in 2019 Wine Adventure event

05/20/19

Some of the earliest varietals are already flowering on the vine, and moisture at this stage could shrink the grape crop. "This is one of those things you just have to sit back and hope it's not a problem," said Joe Nielsen, Director of Winemaking at Ram's Gate Winery in Sonoma.

04/25/19

Mendocino Winegrowers Inc. is hosting an Economic Summit and Trade Show on Thursday, May 9th at the Redwood Empire Fairgrounds in Ukiah.

04/16/19

The El Dorado Wine Grape Growers Association announced Paul Anamosa, PhD, Senior Soil Scientist and Viticulturist at Vineyard Soil Technologies will be a special guest speaker at the April 17, 2019 grape grower meeting held from 6:00-8:00pm at the Placerville Veteran's Hall located at 130 Placerville Dr., Placerville.

04/05/19

Three years ago, the father-and-son grape-growing team of Andrew and David Beckstoffer harvested a gondola of sunny publicity when they unveiled a novel plan to raise the profile of their Lake County vineyards. They recruited 10 winemakers and offered each a free acre of cabernet sauvignon for three successive vintages starting with the 2016 crop. The first wine from the exercise is just now being rolled out, the fragrant, svelte and gracefully layered Spoto Wines 2016 Lake County Red Hills Amber Knolls Vineyard Special Select Cabernet Sauvignon.

04/05/19

Visit Mendocino County, a tourism marketing organization that works with the county, is hosting a Grand Opening celebration at its new office at 105 W. Clay St. from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday as part of the First Friday Art Walk.

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