Stories from Wine Business

John Anthony Family of Wines has acquired Church Vineyard, which it had been leasing in the Carneros wine region.
‘The decision to part ways was mutual between Bart Park and Gundlach Bundschu,’ said Bundschu’s publicist.
Banshee Wines is known for its affordable premium pinot noir and hip tasting room near the Healdsburg square. It is poised to grow following its recent acquisition by Foley Family Wines.
The Sonoma County Agricultural Preservation and Open Space District is holding a series of meetings to gather input for its strategic plan to cover the next 15 years.
'This is the tip of the iceberg,' says industry lawyer as federal agents begin $5 million investigation to crack down on unlawful trade practices.
Napa County voters will go to the polls on June 5 to decide whether to curtail new vineyard development by providing greater protection to watersheds and oak woodlands.
'I think it’s very important that we change the dynamic. White spirits don’t have to be less than $40. Gin doesn’t have to be less than $60. We need to push it. Think luxury. Think success,' said Jean-Charles Boisset during the Spirited International Spirits Trade Tasting & Show held Tuesday at the Sonoma County Fairgrounds.
Anaba Wines of Sonoma has broken ground on its new wine production and hospitality facility, which is expected to be completed by the end of the year.
Woman-Owned Wineries of Sonoma County is making it easier for consumers to find local wines produced by woman-owned establishments.
Below-freezing temperatures that can damage the county's grape crop before it even develops are prompting some growers to launch an unusually early campaign to protect their vineyards from frost.