Media coverage from around the globe about Sonoma County Winegrowers, as well as Sonoma County sustainability, grape growers and wines.
Third-party programs OK for Napa, Sonoma vineyard erosion compliance, say regulatorsDate of Coverage: January 17, 2018
It’s what winegrape growers in Napa and Sonoma valleys have been seeking for several years. San Francisco Bay Area water-quality regulators have approved four popular sustainability programs that, if followed, would meet satisfy new erosion-control rules for vineyards.
Bringing the Wine World to SonomaDate of Coverage: January 16, 2018
After introducing a new interim executive director, the Sonoma County Vintners is looking to further enhance its members’ profile in the international wine business. Heading into 2018, the group’s leaders are striving to ensure Sonoma County is getting headlines for its thriving wine country and not devastating wildfires. Just like the Sonoma County Winegrowers, which […]
Winegrowers told to expect more great things in 2018Date of Coverage: January 15, 2018
Consumer demand still good, but slowing; prices at record highs The state of the local wine industry continues to be strong with promises of good times for grape growers and stable winegrape prices heading into another year. But, as with all farming endeavors, industry experts last week inserted cautionary remarks in their presentations at the […]
After the fires, the road back to Napa and Sonoma countiesDate of Coverage: January 14, 2018
I was driving California Highway 12 through the Napa-Sonoma wine country in mid-December when a low, dark cloud drifted into my peripheral vision. It was over a vineyard and seemed to be billowing — a scary sight after the October wildfires that killed at least 43 people and burned more than 245,000 acres in Northern […]
Sonoma County Winegrowers Unveil New Sustainability LabelDate of Coverage: January 11, 2018
After a wild year that included torrential rain, widespread flooding, sustained heat waves and a fire season that will be remembered for generations, winegrape growers seemed relieved to gather today in Santa Rosa for the Sonoma County Winegrowers’ annual 27th Annual Dollars & $ense Seminar and Tradeshow, one of California’s oldest grower and vintner gatherings.