Stories from Wine Business

Low unemployment and high housing prices are forcing employers in Sonoma and Napa counties to find creative ways to find and retain skilled workers.
More than 200 wine professionals from 20 countries will come to Sonoma County this week for Wine Vision 2016, the first time the international event has been held in the United States.
A crowd representing both the wine and cannabis industries turned out for a discussion Thursday in Santa Rosa on possible collaborations between the two.
Gary Heck, this year’s recipient of the Wine Industry Awards lifetime achievement award, shared about his long career in wine business and education.
Napa County supervisors are expected to vote Dec. 6 on a controversial vineyard conversion project.
The TTB has proposed a new rule to include more grape variety names for use in designating American wines.
Two North Coast wine businesses made this year’s list of Wine Star Awards-winner from Wine Enthusiast magazine.
Joseph Phelps Vineyards has announced it will close its tasting room in Freestone.
The Healdsburg vintner, however, reported an increase in net income as a result of terminating its lease at the VML winery.
Silver Oak Cellars has recently finalized a transaction to acquire the approximately 30-acre Crazy Creek vineyard.