Economics

Revitalizing Winery Wastewater in the Vineyard by Cover Cropping

Amidst the current drought, growers can use all the water they can get, and recycling winery wastewater back into the vineyard would seem like a nice idea — except that water from the wineries are generally high in salts/chlorides, which would prove detrimental to soil health… unless certain cover crops planted down vineyard rows could remove the unwanted additives. Watch …

Fresno State Researchers Investigate Smoke Taint in Wine Grapes to Help Define Thresholds

Viticulture and enology researchers from multiple universities have been feverishly working with the western wine grape industry to learn more about how wildfire smoke impacts developing wine grapes. The hope is to develop some form of industry standard threshold for smoke taint, so that wine grapes will not be rejected at the winery unless they have truly been compromised.  Watch …

California Farmland Trust Announces Race to Slow the Pace 5k/10k Presenting Sponsors

California Farmland Trust (CFT) is proud to announce Farm Credit, Pacific Coast Producers, Burroughs Family Farms, and Dwelley Family Farms as presenting sponsors of the second annual Race to Slow the Pace 5k/10k, set to take place on September 25 at Bokisch Vineyards in Lodi, CA. Farm Credit’s support of CFT and the Race to Slow the Pace complements their …

Sonoma County Vinters Foundation Awards $1 Million In Community Grants

Sonoma County Vintners Foundation (SCVF) is pleased to announce a distribution of $1 million for 101 SCVF Community Grants to Sonoma County nonprofits that work across the areas of education & literacy, health & human services, the environment and arts & culture. See the full list of grant recipients at sonomawine.com/impact. Through the tremendous support and generosity of the Sonoma County …

Wine & Spirit Education Trust to Hold First Virtual Open House

WSET (the Wine & Spirit Education Trust) is to hold its first ‘virtual open house’ event on 19th – 20th October 2022 as part of an ongoing drive to raise awareness of its qualifications within the global drinks trade. Free to attend, the online event will showcase WSET’s portfolio of globally recognised wine, spirit and sake qualifications. The event has …

Meritage Resort and Spa Announces Second Annual Cabernet Classic in Napa Valley

The Meritage Resort and Spa, the AAA Four Diamond resort located at the gateway to Napa Valley, is pleased to announce the second annual Cabernet Classic taking place Friday, November 4 through Sunday, November 6.  Hosted at the stunning wine country resort, Cabernet Classic is Napa Valley’s premier event focused specifically on Cabernet in all its styles.  The three-day gathering …

Bledsoe|McDaniels Acquires àMaurice Estate Vineyard in the Walla Walla Valley

Bledsoe|McDaniels, a winery owned by Bledsoe Wine Estates as a partnership between former NFL quarterback Drew Bledsoe and wine industry leader Josh McDaniels, announced the purchase of the 20-acre àMaurice Estate Vineyard in the Walla Walla Valley. With 12.5 acres planted primarily with Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, and Syrah, the vineyard joins their collection of estate vineyards and provides a home …

Napa Valley Grapegrowers, Napa Valley Vintners And Visit Napa Valley Fund 24/7 Wildfire Detection Sensors

The Napa Valley Grapegrowers, Napa Valley Vintners, and Visit Napa Valley have joined together to fund three early detection wildfire sensors on Atlas Peak, Clover Flat, and Diamond Mountain with 24/7 monitoring to protect Napa County residents and businesses from wildfires. The three organizations have assumed financial responsibility for the service through the months of September, October, and November 2022: …

The PlumpJack Collection of Wineries Announces Acquisition of Napa’s Oso Vineyard

The PlumpJack Collection of Wineries, a focused portfolio of world-class Napa Valley-based wineries including PlumpJack Estate Winery, CADE Estate Winery, Odette Estate Winery and 13th Vineyard by CADE, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Oso Vineyard, a sprawling, high elevation site in northeastern Napa Valley. With this investment, The PlumpJack Collection is now one of the largest estate wineries …

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