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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

10/24/19

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.

09/30/19

Video shows the refined mammal stomping around Navarro Vineyards in Philo, Calif., and stopping to pick at the Pinot Noir vines - ignoring the eight other grape varieties grown at the winery.

09/26/19

As the grape harvest swings into its annual frenzy, one of Mendocino County's most treasured growers won't be picking his 74th harvest. For nearly three-quarters of a century, Charlie Barra and Mendocino County's vineyards have been synonymous. When he passed away on June 29, at the age of 92, the tributes poured in for the trail-blazing grape grower, avid mushroomer, titillating story-teller, and passionate community leader

09/26/19

One of the oldest photography and animation studios in the US has launched BottlePictures.com which provides vintners with high-quality images of their wine bottles without the winery having to send bottles to a photographer.

09/26/19

The big guy was captured on the winery's surveillance cam.

09/25/19

In his role, Hogan will be responsible for leading a dedicated sales team across California and Hawaii to meet strategic sales goals.

09/13/19

It was the ideal Mendocino County weekend, cool and dry, perfect for the Winesong 2019 Charity Auction and Tasting. The redwoods and rugged coastline made the fine food, wine and entertainment even more idyllic.

09/09/19

Situated in California's scenic Suisun Valley, Fairfield is a popular destination for wine enthusiasts. What makes the community so strong is also what keeps visitors coming back time after time. The wineries in Fairfield are deeply committed to creating great-tasting wines, and they're also innovative in how they produce the wine and connect with wine lovers. If you want to try some wonderful wine and enjoy a city that has something special going on throughout the year, consider visiting these top Fairfield wineries.

09/04/19

Sonoma and Mendocino counties reduced their projections for cannabis tax revenues in the most recent fiscal year, after their forecasts missed the mark during the first year of state-regulated recreational sales.

09/04/19

The San Francisco Bay Area is expected to see a weather shift on Wednesday as monsoonal moisture sweeps the region. High clouds, muggy conditions and dry thunderstorms are all in the forecast.

08/28/19

Growers Express Enthusiasm for Grape Quality Amid Compressed Harvest

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

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