Stories from Wine Business

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The California Wine Museum, a nonprofit seeking to preserve and exhibit California’s wine heritage, has renamed itself Wineseum.

Sonoma County wineries keep close eye on trade negotiations

International trade is again a hot topic in Washington. The issue has enormous implications locally, especially for the North Coast’s multibillion-dollar wine industry.

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Crimson Wine Group CEO leaves Erle Martin has left his position as president and chief executive officer of Napa-based Crimson Wine Group as of Nov.

Truett-Hurst boosts wine sales by 20%

The Healdsburg wine company on Monday reported sales rose 20 percent in the first quarter, the result of strong sales to online shoppers, tasting room visitors and wine club members.

La Crema uses crowdsourcing to make wine, engage consumers

It’s tough for wineries to break through in the crowded social media marketplace. But Windsor's La Crema has taken an unconventional route and allowed customers to participate in making their own wine.

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Prohibition documentary screening in Petaluma The Petaluma Museum Association will screen the documentary “America’s Wine: The Legacy of Prohibition” on Nov.

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Seghesio Family Vineyards purchases new property The Seghesio Family Vineyards has purchased a 24-acre zinfandel vineyard just outside of Santa Rosa in the Russian River Valley American Viticultural Area.

Sonoma County winery looks for synergy with beer

In the Carneros region of Sonoma County, there will soon be an interesting test case of how Wine Country handles the changing consumer preferences in the growing market of craft beer, cider and spirits.

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Lake County has reported the end of their wine harvest, and more.

Viticulture briefs

Wine news from around Sonoma Count.

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