Stories from Wine Business

County's harvest hits halfway point (w/video)

Thanks to continued mild weather, the North Coast grape harvest remains ahead of schedule.

Texas company buying Napa e-commerce firm

The buy is one of two deals announced this week by Granbury Solutions.

Jackson Family Wines turns eye to Burgundy

The Santa Rosa-based winery has launched a new wine division that will focus on Burgundy varieties.

Viticulture briefs

Russian River Valley grape growers are set to start harvest up to two weeks earlier than usual.

Sonoma County Vintners group chief to step down

Honore Comfort, executive director of Sonoma County Vintners, announced Wednesday she will leave the trade group after almost nine years on the job.

Study: Quake caused at least $83 million in damage to Napa wine industry

The Napa County wine industry suffered at least $83 million in damages as a result of the Aug. 24 earthquake, according to an analysis published Tuesday by Silicon Valley Bank.

Atlas, Price form joint venture to buy Sonoma Coast vineyard

Atlas Vineyard Management and Price Family Vineyards have formed a joint venture to purchase vineyard properties, beginning with an almost 100-acre parcel along the Sonoma Coast.

Napa, Sonoma wineries examine safety of barrel rooms after quake

Wine industry officials concede they caught a huge break during the August shaker because it occurred during the overnight shift and many barrels were empty.

Viticulture briefs

Growers to apply for AVA recognition The Petaluma Gap Winegrowers Alliance has taken the first steps to establish its region as a formally recognized American Viticulture Area (AVA).

Viticulture briefs

Sonoma State University has extended its application deadline for its online wine business management certificate program through Wednesday.

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