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10/17/18

New owners plan to continue to produce Elyse along with new wines

10/17/18

Sonoma overtakes Napa in DtC shipment volume as total DtC grows 14%

10/17/18

WX Brands, said to be among the 20 largest U.S. wine companies, expanded its portfolio of proprietary brands with the purchase of two noncannabis brands from Sonoma-based Rebel Coast Winery.

10/17/18

Free the Grapes! calls for removal of protectionist laws in 2019

10/17/18

Global wine output fell to its lowest level in 60 years in 2017 due to poor weather conditions in the European Union that slashed production in the bloc, international wine organisation OIV said.

10/17/18

The guys sit down with yet another Sonoma County Icon, David Ramey.

10/17/18

PG&E said Tuesday that as of 8:45 p.m., it had restored power to all remaining customers.

10/17/18

California remained on guard Tuesday, but gusty winds that raised the threat of wildfires were decreasing in strength and becoming less widespread a day after knocking out power to thousands and forcing utilities to proactively cut electricity to prevent sparks.

10/17/18

PG&E's first power shutdown in Napa County to avoid sparking wildfires during windy, dry conditions received a mixed reaction on Tuesday from the Napa County Board of Supervisors.

10/17/18

The Latest on tens of thousands of people losing power in California because of wildfire danger (all times local):

10/17/18

In what is a coup for the region, this will be the first time that the conference has been held outside of North America.

10/17/18

Canada has today become the second nation to legalise recreational cannabis use, paving the way for a number of drinks firms to become active in the burgeoning market.

10/17/18

As Canada marks the legalisation of recreational cannabis today, we round up the drinks companies that have been linked to or have confirmed investment in the industry.

10/17/18

In my last column, I asked whether wine has enough cultural and historical value to survive the increasingly prevalent anti-alcohol sentiment in Britain, which is precisely the kind of #bantz that explains why I always end up standing by myself at parties.

10/17/18

According to the Gisborne Herald, one shareholder in the boutique vineyard in Gisborne, founded by Nick Nobilo in 2000, was responsible for tipping the business into receivership, the winemaker revealed.

10/17/18

A vast "wine lake" of 100,000 litres of Gew├╝rztraminer is currently waiting to be sold at a Poverty Bay vineyard, which has gone into receivership.

10/17/18

Exporting wine to the United States is more complicated than other countries says Hayden Higgins.

10/17/18

Wine is weird. After grapes are plucked from vines, cleaned and crushed (or not), they're ready for fermentation. Eukaryotic microorganisms go in, consume sugar, and burp out carbon dioxide and alcohol.

10/17/18

The St. Helena Hometown Harvest Festival will take place from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 20.

10/17/18

Following a year of challenging weather extremes, the Douro's 2018 harvest has given up some "excellent Ports and Douro wines" according to Symington Family Estate's annual harvest report.

10/17/18

Sonoma County supervisors Tuesday voted to allow recreational sales to begin at marijuana dispensaries as early as mid-November and limited most pot-growing farms to properties at least 10 acres or larger.

10/17/18

Sacramento native and former San Francisco Giants manager Dusty Baker's winery will open a tasting room across from Bike Dog Brewing in a West Sacramento industrial park.

10/17/18

More millennials are drinking wine, looking for high-end options with low price tags. And on demand online grocery shopping is causing brands to rethink their brick-and-mortar strategy.

10/17/18

At Port Townsend Vineyards, winemaker Ben Thomas is trying to create a totally new culture of wine drinkers by stripping away the stereotypes and focusing on the flavor, one that is uniquely Port Townsend.

10/17/18

Five years ago, a group of university students in Spain's Basque Country decided they wanted to shake up a sector - any sector - but preferably one to do with food or drink.

10/17/18

So Imanol, Inigo, Gorka, Aritz and Taig picked the most traditional of them all -- and created blue wine, one of several innovations in a deeply conservative industry.

10/17/18

Iconic Napa Valley Wine Estate Renews Hosting Duties as Leading Sponsor

10/17/18

People understand how terroir affects wine, hops, and even coffee, but how terroir affects barley hasn't really been explored in great detail. That's changing, and one Alberta brewery hopes to elevate beer's unexplored ingredient.

10/17/18

Positions include fulfillment centers, call centers and remote customer service

10/17/18

Mansfield Frazier insists it takes a little tending, and growth. Ten years ago, he planted about 300 grape vines in Hough. Today, Cleveland is reaping the fruit of his labor. Frazier calls the place Chateau Hough.

10/17/18

From November 7-11, the great estate in St. Helena will once again be a leading sponsor for the festival that features 100 new independent films, 50 participating chefs and restaurants, along with over 100 wineries from around the region.

10/17/18

The Livermore Valley Winegrowers Foundation and the Wente Foundation for Arts Education are pleased to announce that together they raised $325,000 for under-served East Bay children at the 24th annual Livermore Valley Wine Auction on September 29, 2018. This year's fundraising brings the total raised over the event's history to over $5 million.

10/17/18

World-renowned Italian media company, Gambero Rosso, kicks off its 2019 U.S. Trade & Media Tour on February 27. The eight-city U.S. tour, open to all media professionals and current members of the wine trade, will feature wines from over 200 Italian wineries.

10/17/18

Returning for its second year, Vinexpo New York - the leading international exhibition for wine and spirits professionals in North America - will take place March 4-5, 2019 at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center.

10/17/18

Tom Klein, today unveiled Rowen Wine Company, a new venture that celebrates the pioneering American West and a bold and innovative approach to winemaking. Rowen Wine Company is a study in terroir focused on the Cooley Ranch, a remote and historic property high atop undulating mountains around a glistering lake in the northern reaches of Sonoma County.