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Wine Growers Honored with Sixth Annual California Green Medal

The California Green Medal winners have been announced for the Sixth annual Sustainable Winegrowing Leadership Awards. The California Green Medal recognizes the leadership of wineries and vineyards committed to sustainability and is presented by the California Sustainable Winegrowing Alliance, California Association of Winegrape Growers, Wine Institute, Lodi Winegrape Commission, Napa Valley Vintners, Sonoma County Winegrowers and Vineyard Team. Four Green …

What You May Not Know About the Pierce’s Disease Glassy-Winged Sharpshooter Control Program

It’s getting to be time soon for California grape growers to vote on the continuation of the Pierce’s Disease Glassy-winged Sharpshooter Control Program. You may not feel that Pierce’s Disease is a threat to your vineyard, but other pests and disease are.  Watch this brief interview with Michael Miiller from the California Association of Winegrape Growers as he shares about some …

New Pending Regulations for Night Harvest Lighting in Vineyards

Are grape growers going to have to light up their vineyards like at a football stadium for night harvest with the new regulations pending CalOSHA?  Watch this brief interview with Michael Miiller from the California Association of Winegrape Growers to find out, and read more about it in American Vineyard Magazine.   Please thank our sponsor Duarte Nursery for their industry support …

Global Trade, Emerging Trends and Market Conditions at 26th Unified Symposium

Every aspect of the wine and winegrape industry, from science and technology to trends and markets, came under the microscope as experts, economists, scientists and researchers from around the world shared their perspectives with thousands of industry professionals at the 26th Unified Wine & Grape Symposium (Unified), which wrapped up here today. As the largest wine and grape industry show …

Unified Wine & Grape Symposium

The New Year brings the 2020 Unified Wine & Grape Symposium with a full agenda to Sacramento’s CalExpo Center (a new venue). The Symposium will kick-off with keynote speaker Jeff O’Neill, CEO of O’Neill Vintners and Distillers, to address the industry at the Tuesday luncheon. The symposium will feature grape growing and winemaking breakout sessions, grape/wine industry reports, and an …

CAWG Elects New Board Officers and Directors

The California Association of Winegrape Growers (CAWG) has announced the election of new board officers and directors. CAWG is governed by 28 growers in seven districts who serve three-year terms beginning Dec. 1. Mike Testa of Coastal Vineyard Care in Buellton, pictured above, was elected chair. He succeeds Bill Berryhill of BB Vineyards in Ceres, who served in the role …

Finding Truth & What to Do Amidst the Controversy Over Crop Protection Materials “Pesticides”

Agriculture and the science of crop protection materials is too often misunderstood by the public and is under constant attack by extremists in the political arena. As legislation and jurisdiction begins to more commonly ignore sound science in their decision-making, farmers are rightfully concerned about the future of agriculture and what may or may not be in their power to …

CAWG Explains New Smoke Exposed Wine Grape Research & Grower Assistance

Over the last few years, many western wine grape growers have had issues around harvest with wildfires, and some have even had their grapes rejected by the wineries due to the smoke exposure from these relentless fires.  Many of these growers were even under contract.  This regular wildfire pattern does not appear to be changing anytime soon, and there is …

Wine Grower Andy Hoxsey, CAWG Grower of the Year

With the annual Summer Conference of the California Association of Winegrape Growers came the announcement and presentation of CAWG’s Grower of the Year award, honoring Andy Hoxsey from Napa Wine Company.  Watch this brief presentation honoring Hoxsey, as delivered by Randy Lange of LangeTwins Family Winery and Vineyards at the Awards of Excellence dinner in Sonoma.  Hoxsey was also featured …

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