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Windsor wine supplier to lease space in new Napa business park

Pack n’ Ship Direct is going to lease a 226,000-square-foot warehouse in Napa.

Viticulture briefs

California grape growers have voted to keep an assessment on their crop that has been in place since 2001.

Wilson Winery events under scrutiny

Sonoma County planning officials have ordered Ken and Diane Wilson’s flagship winery to stop holding special events, making it the newest flashpoint in a series of wine-related disputes.

Benziger Family Winery sold

The Wine Group, one of the world's largest producers of budget wines, is buying the pioneering Glen Ellen winery for an estimated $100 million as it looks to expand to more upscale products.

Viticulture briefs

Sonoma State University is creating a French Language Certificate for Wine Business, the first of its type in the United States.

SSU launching wine industry journal

The open-access online journal, undertaken by the university’s Wine Business Institute, will provide case studies of the global wine business.

Viticulture briefs

The 24th annual Wine Industry Financial Symposium will be held Sept. 21 and 22 at the Napa Valley Marriott.

Advisory panel mulls new rules on Napa winery expansion

A panel on Tuesday recommended Napa County refrain from adopting new regulations that would prohibit the loss of vineyard acreage at wineries seeking to build or expand.

Viticulture briefs

Blake Yarger has been appointed the new winemaker at McEvoy Ranch after helping plant the first vines at the property, located in the Marin Hills just outside Petaluma.

Gallo expands vineyard holdings in Napa Valley

E&J Gallo Winery announced Tuesday that it has purchased 642 acres in the Napa Valley, acquiring the Cypress Ranch and a portion of the Palisades Vineyard.

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