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12/09/19

As an extension of Maverick, Steven will be based in Sonoma County and serve the Sonoma, Napa County areas and Pacific Northwest.

12/04/19

The property is about a half-mile from where Chuck Wagner is building the Caymus-Suisun Winery, a 200,000-gallon-a-year winery that will include a tasting room and an event center. It is 10 times larger than any other winery in Suisun Valley

12/03/19

St. Stephen Vineyards to discuss "How Businesses Can Maximize Impact on Mitigating Climate Change" at the United Nations Climate Change Conference.

11/27/19

Executives said they saw a strong local economy but voiced some concern over changing interest rates in the new year. While much of the financial landscape is dominated by larger institutions, executives at mid-sized area companies are looking to consolidate their customer base and better serve their customers. They voiced little concern about newcomers moving into the area in a bid to gain market share.

11/27/19

Sonoma County got an early taste of winter Tuesday as the season's first storm arrived with wind, rain, cold weather, storm-triggered power outages and a dusting of snow on the highest peaks.

11/22/19

After three years of wildfires and now, blackouts, more and more business owners are looking to the power of the sun and storage of a battery pack for peace of mind. "I tell people if they have solar, think about adding batteries," said Aron Moore, owner and president of Sun First Solar of San Rafael. "Many of our farm, winery and grocery store customers are already using solar and portable generators if needed, but today everyone is talking about storage."

11/22/19

The striking branding features the classic beef primal cuts diagram and meat cleaver logo.

11/21/19

ow in its fourteenth year, the event has expanded from the previously named International Alsace Varietals Festival to the Winter White Wine Festival.

11/13/19

The 2016 selection consists of Cabernet Franc, Petit Verdot, Petite Sirah and Cabernet Sauvignon. Suggested retail pricing is $60.

11/13/19

Rural Wine Company builds on the family legacy in the wine business and the Fetzer brothers' expertise with Mendocino vineyards and winemaking.

11/06/19

The trial includes 3,600 vines with 10 cabernet sauvignon clones on 10 rootstocks, which will yield approximately 100 rootstock-clone combinations and will measure a staggering amount of data over the trial's length.

10/28/19

Authorities have ordered the evacuation of 50,000 Sonoma County residents from Geyserville through the town of Windsor as firefighters on the Kincade fire brace for up to 80-mile-per-hour wind gusts Saturday evening. As of Saturday morning, the Kincade fire has burned about 25,500 acres in northeastern Sonoma County, according to CAL FIRE. The fire was 10 percent contained. Communities ordered evacuated include Geyserville, Healdsburg, Windsor as well Chalk Hill Road and areas along Highway 128, from North Knights Valley to Napa County, according to CAL FIRE. The National Weather Service's red flag warning is from 8 p.m. Saturday through 11 am. Monday, causing abrupt wind shifts and causing the fire to move toward Healdsburg and Windsor Saturday evening, authorities said Saturday morning.

10/28/19

The trainings are sponsored by Sonoma County and Mendocino County Farm Bureaus. The same program is presented at each location. If you attended this UCCE training in the past, you do NOT need to take it again. See below for who should take the training.

10/28/19

Authorities have ordered the evacuation of 50,000 Sonoma County residents from Geyserville through the town of Windsor as firefighters on the Kincade fire brace for up to 80-mile-per-hour wind gusts Saturday evening. As of Saturday morning, the Kincade fire has burned about 25,500 acres in northeastern Sonoma County, according to CAL FIRE. The fire was 10 percent contained. Communities ordered evacuated include Geyserville, Healdsburg, Windsor as well Chalk Hill Road and areas along Highway 128, from North Knights Valley to Napa County, according to CAL FIRE. The National Weather Service's red flag warning is from 8 p.m. Saturday through 11 am. Monday, causing abrupt wind shifts and causing the fire to move toward Healdsburg and Windsor Saturday evening, authorities said Saturday morning. "We believe this is the best decision for Sonoma County, for your safety and the safety of all of us" Sonoma County Sheriff Mark Essick said Saturday. "We are evacuating because this fire is very dangerous." Evacuation warnings are also in place for the Dry Creek Valley area west of Forestville as well as for Larkfield and Mark West.

10/25/19

No fatalities or missing person have been reported. About 2,000 residents, including the entire town of Geyserville, have been evacuated. More than 1,300 firefighters from the entire region are fighting the fire day and night in difficult terrain. Fire retardant was dropped during the day. Additional fire crews are expected to arrive Friday as strong winds are anticipated for this weekend. "We absolutely are up against the clock," CAL FIRE incident commander Mike Parkes, a deputy chief in the Sonoma- Lake-Napa unit, told reporters Thursday evening

10/25/19

A Pacific Gas and Electric Co. transmission tower malfunctioned near the origin point of the dangerous Kincade Fire in northeast Sonoma County right around the time the fire began, the company told state regulators Thursday

10/24/19

10/24/19

Evacuations continue in north Sonoma County, where the wind-driven Kincade fire that broke Wednesday has scorched more than 10,000 acres, according to CAL Fire. As of midday there was zero containment. A dozen residences have been destroyed, according to news accounts. No injuries have been reported

10/15/19

The 14-acre property in California's Mendocino County is known for its Pinot Noir and popular tasting room

10/09/19

A power company has started cutting electricity to around 800,000 homes, businesses and other locations in Northern California, in an attempt to prevent wildfires. The region's utility company, Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E), has warned the shut down could last several days.

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