Stories from Wine Business

Sonoma County Winegrowers has hired Emily Lambert Farrant as its sustainability manager.
Vintners and government officials gathered in the Napa Valley on Friday to celebrate the eradication of the European Grapevine moth in North America, which posed a massive threat to the North Coast wine industry.
The 2016 Petaluma Gap Wind to Wine Festival will be held at the Sheraton Petaluma on Nov. 6.
Residents frustrated by the county’s lack of winery event regulation may soon be able to apply their own stricter set of rules to control noise, parking and other grievances.
Growers say weather was mostly ideal for the season with a crop larger than last year.
A labor shortage and better technology is speeding the trend toward more machines during North Coast harvest.
The 2017 Sonoma Harvest Wine Auction will be held at the La Crema Estate at Saralee’s Vineyard in Windsor on Sept. 16.
The New York-based company pays $160 million for the High End Distillery as it reports a 17-percent sales increase for the second quarter.
The culinary institute will name its wine tasting and culinary demonstration theater at Copia after the trade group.
Vintage Wine Estates has won the rights to distribute Clayhouse out of Paso Robles and Buried Cane out of Columbia Valley, both brands developed by Middleton Family Wines out of Washington state.