Stories from Wine Business
Business booms for custom crush wineries in Sonoma County
The custom-crush wine industry has greatly expanded in Sonoma County in the past year as newcomers look for quick ways to enter the wine business, and existing wineries seek to boost production.
The Other Guys bulks up staffing Sonoma-based The Other Guys has announced several new personnel moves as the family-owned winery looks to grow its market share.
Takeover bid could benefit Beringer Vineyards
If Treasury Wine Estates accepts the proposed offer from two New York firms, it could breathe new life into the St. Helena winery.
Duo hits right notes with Outside Lands' wine lineup
Local wineries are discovering that rock music and wine can not only be paired together, but that they also are on the same pitch when it comes to business.
This week's viticulture briefs
The Wine Foundry buys Juice Box, will move operations to new location The Wine Foundry, a Sonoma-based custom-crush facility, has purchased rival Juice Box and will be moving its operations to the new location in Napa.
Growers predict high quality, lower yield as harvest kicks off in county
Growers expect this year's crop, aided by the region's moderate temperatures, to be less bountiful than 2013's record-breaking yield.
An early start for local grape harvest
Work crews were up before dawn Wednesday picking grapes along Silverado Trail, marking an early harvest season for the North Coast wine industry.
Groups to hold sustainable growing event on Aug. 8 A consortium of Sonoma County groups will hold their Sustainable Winegrowing Field Day on Aug.