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CAWG Urges Repeal Of CAL/OSHA Emergency Temporary Standards

The Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board (board) on June 9 held an emergency meeting to take testimony from the California Department of Public Health (CDPH), Cal/OSHA and stakeholders regarding the Cal/OSHA COVID-19 emergency temporary standards (ETS). During this extraordinary meeting, CAWG Director of Government Relations Michael Miiller strongly urged the immediate repeal of the ETS. “I assure you – …

CAWG Foundation Awards $34,000 in Student Scholarships

The California Association of Winegrape Growers (CAWG) Foundation has awarded $34,000 in college scholarships to seven students. The scholarships are awarded annually to students whose parent or legal guardian is employed by a California winegrape grower.  “The CAWG Foundation is honored to award these scholarships and show our support for vineyard employees who are valued members of our winegrape industry …

CAWG 2021 Advocacy Day

Join the California Association of Winegrape Growers (CAWG) for its 2021 Advocacy Day, taking place virtually, on Wednesday, April 21, 9:00 AM – 11:30 AM. Hear from the CAWG lobbying team, lawmakers and regulators as they discuss key priority bills and issues facing the wine industry, and how you can take action by engaging on issues. The CAWG lobbying team headed …

Virtual Unified Symposium Delivered the Information, Data, Networking & Supply Connections

The virtual 2021 Unified Wine & Grape Symposium continued the tradition of serving as a forum for the latest ideas, news, data, and research on the industry’s trends, markets, and supplies. Hosted on an internet platform, the Unified showcased over 300 suppliers and exhibitors, while inviting industry professionals to delve into issues shaping the industry through more than 20 in-depth …

What to Expect at the 2021 Virtual Unified Wine & Grape Symposium

– SPONSORED CONTENT – The 2021 Unified Wine & Grape Symposium’s virtual format is designed to offer you the same quality information, while being responsive to the new realities of a world facing a pandemic. Beyond making logical adaptations, we have also chosen session topics that reflect the specific challenges of the past year. We want to arm you with …

2020 Grape Crush Report Survey & Smoke Affected Wine Grapes

California Association of Winegrape Growers — Many California winegrape growers in areas affected by wildfire smoke may wonder how grape prices and tonnage will be reported for the 2020 Grape Crush Report. All California processors who crush grapes should have received a Grape Crush Report questionnaire, which was mailed in October by the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA)-Division of Marketing …

Wine Industry Affected by Wildfires Seeks Extension of Disaster Payment Program

With growers and winemakers facing unprecedented losses from the devastating West Coast wildfires, leaders of 10 wine industry groups are seeking help from Congress to obtain immediate disaster relief. Specifically, they are requesting an extension of the Wildfire and Hurricane Indemnity Program Plus (WHIP+) to cover 2020 wildfire-related losses. Administered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, WHIP+ provides disaster payments to producers to …

CA Winegrape Growers Expected to Suffer $437 Million in Lost Sales

California wine grape growers could suffer at least $437 million in lost sales from this year’s grape harvest due to COVID-19 related economic disruptions. According to an analysis by Jon Moramarco, managing partner of bw166 and editor of the Gomberg-Fredrikson Report, increased sales of wine at off-premise retailers will not offset lost wine sales via on-premise channels and direct from wineries to …

CAWG Foundation Awards $30,000 in Student Scholarships

The California Association of Winegrape Growers (CAWG) Foundation has awarded $30,000 in college scholarships to six students. The scholarships are awarded annually to students whose parent or legal guardian is employed by a California winegrape grower. “All of the amazing scholarship recipients are inspirational because of their unwavering dedication to learning, volunteering and leading,” said Davindar Mahil, chair of the …

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 …

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