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Arkansas billionaire Gaylon Lawrence Jr. has purchased Heitz Wine Cellars in St. Helena, a storied Napa Valley brand that has been popular among collectors and wine enthusiasts.
The fourth annual Sonoma County Barrel Auction attracted business buyers from across the country to place bids on unique wines donated by local wineries.
Company takes minority stake in Vintage Wine EstatesAn investment firm has taken a $75 million minority stake in Santa Rosa-based Vintage Wine Estates.T
The Sonoma County Wine Auction has its 2018 chairman, plus new faces at B.R. Cohn and Far Niente Wine Estates.
The October wildfires spurred an impromptu wine research effort, says a UC Davis scientist at the forefront.
'Tourism has never saved anything. It’s destroyed many things. Tourism devours what it loves.' says author James Conaway, who has been writing about Napa Valley for more than 30 years.
100 wine barrel lots offered at auctionRetailers will be able to bid on 100 different wine barrel lots at the Sonoma County Barrel Auction to be held on April 20 at the MacMurray Estate Vineyards in Healdsburg.T
Sonoma Cider's 'shocked' owner David Cordtz said in a statement that the company lost its funding 'without warning.'
U.S. wine exports decreased in 5.5 percent in value and 7.9 percent in volume in 2017.
John Anthony Family of Wines has acquired Church Vineyard, which it had been leasing in the Carneros wine region.