Media Coverage

Media coverage from around the globe about Sonoma County Winegrowers, as well as Sonoma County sustainability, grape growers and wines.

Don Carano, 85, founder of Ferrari-Carano Vineyards and Winery in Healdsburg, has died

Date of Coverage: October 4, 2017

Don Carano, who parlayed his investments in a Reno hotel and casino into the creation of the Ferrari-Carano Vineyards and Winery in Healdsburg and later took ownership of the Vintners Inn, died Tuesday at his home in Reno after a long illness. He was 85.

October 4, 2017

Seillan: Sonoma Has More Fine Wine Potential Than Anywhere Else

Date of Coverage: October 3, 2017

Sonoma County offers more potential for fine wine creation than any other region in the world, according Frenchman and Vérité winemaker, Pierre Seillan. Introducing in London yesterday the 2014 vintage release of Vérité – a collection of three Sonoma-sourced Bordeaux blends – Seillan expressed his strong belief in the possibilities for creating class-leading results from Sonoma using […]

October 3, 2017

Harvest Fair wine sweepstakes announced at gala

Date of Coverage: October 1, 2017

A pinot noir, a chardonnay and a sparkling wine won the coveted sweepstakes awards Sunday night at the Sonoma County Harvest Awards Gala, with two of the three from the Russian River Valley appellation.

October 1, 2017

Sonoma wine grape harvest faces weather, labor challenges

Date of Coverage: September 28, 2017

Weather will likely be a high topic of conversation as Sonoma County’s famed wine grape harvest finishes.  A year that began with record winter rainfall was followed by a mild spring and a scorching summer before welcome cooling came in mid-September. That respite helped bring order to the harvest, though it did not last long […]

September 28, 2017

36 Hours in Sonoma County, Calif.

Date of Coverage: September 28, 2017

Robust zinfandels. Floral chardonnays. Crowd-pleasing pinot noirs. Sonoma County is known for its many varietals and the oenophiles who flock there to sip and swill. More than double the size of its more popular neighbor, Napa, Sonoma is a sprawling, diverse locale that offers much more than what’s under the cork. From 300-foot tall trees […]

September 28, 2017