Media Coverage

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

New Laws for California Employers Effective January 2018: Employers Should Begin Implementing New Requirements for Hiring, Training

Date of Coverage: December 4, 2017

New California employment and labor related legislation signed into law in 2017 by Governor Jerry Brown will become effective January 1, 2018 that employers should be aware of and make appropriate changes in areas that include hiring practices, sexual harassment training, employee policies and communications, job application forms and recordkeeping.

December 4, 2017

Visionary Sonoma County viticulturalist Davis Bynum dies at 92

Date of Coverage: December 3, 2017

Davis Bynum, a visionary vintner considered by many to be the father of Russian River Valley pinot noir, died Sunday morning at his home after battling cancer for several years. He was 92.

December 3, 2017

Introducing 2017’s Top Wine Industry Leaders: Labor Advocates

Date of Coverage: November 30, 2017

When Wine Business Monthly started creating a list of the year’s top wine industry leaders in 2016, we wanted to acknowledge the multitude of leaders shaping and defining the industry today. Creating a list is not an easy feat, as the wine world is full of innovators, incubators and personalities dedicated to moving the industry […]

November 30, 2017

California Wine Country Continues Recovery From Historic Wildfires

Date of Coverage: November 29, 2017

The travel industry has rallied around the Napa/Sonoma wine and tourism region to both raise funds for its recovery, and get the word out that the area is open for business after the October fires.

November 29, 2017

California vineyards and wineries rebuild after devastating wildfires

Date of Coverage: November 27, 2017

Karissa Kruse evacuated her home with only minutes to spare and a half hour later it to almost nothing. But Kruse feels fortunate that she and her parents survived, as did her small vineyard. Kruse is the president of the Sonoma County Winegrowers. “This has really been portrayed as a wine country fire, but what’s really […]

November 27, 2017