Stories from Wine Business

Work crews were out at 3 a.m. Wednesday at a vineyard near Sonoma to pick a 5-acre parcel dedicated to pinot noir grapes. 'The fruit looks great,' said Gloria Ferrer winemaker Steve Urberg.
Business leaders in the Mendocino County city are bullish about the future given the possibilities of a legalized cannabis sector and lower home prices.
Rebel Coast Winery of Sonoma has introduced a nonalcoholic wine infused with THC, the principal psychoactive chemical in cannabis.
Sonoma County Winegrowers has moved its offices from the American AgCredit building near the airport to a new workspace at Sunnyview Vineyard in Santa Rosa.
Grape growers are reporting their fruit has begun to change color from green to red, a seasonal rite that signals the region’s $1.5 billion grape crop is quickly ripening and harvest is approaching.
Vintner Warren Winiarski on Thursday announced plans to donate $3.3 million to the UC Davis library to help bolster its collection of wine publications.
Local wineries have until July 31 to apply for new water quality permits if they have vineyards in the Napa River and Sonoma Creek watersheds.
The sale includes the Sebastopol winery, all inventory and 170 acres of vineyards.
JCB, the premium winery owned by Jean-Charles Boisset, has opened its tasting room in Healdsburg at 320 Center St.
Penfolds to use Napa grapes Penfolds, the iconic Australian wine label, will add Napa Valley grapes to its wines staring with the 2018 harvest.