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G3 Enterprises Will Contribute $100,000 to Fire Recovery Effort and Provide Transportation of Relief Donations

G3 Enterprises Will Contribute $100,000 to Fire Recovery Effort and Provide Transportation of Relief Donations

MODESTO, Calif. (October 16, 2017) –  G3 Enterprises announced today that the family-owned company is donating a total of $100,000 to the American Red Cross and Salvation Army to assist in their efforts to respond to the Wine Country Fires. G3 will also be covering the cost of transporting numerous truckloads of donations to the […]

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Napa Growers Employ Best Practices for Working in Smoky Conditions

Napa Growers Employ Best Practices for Working in Smoky Conditions

Below is a summary of guidelines and protocol provided by Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), the Napa County Ag Commissioner, and Napa County Public Health. Napa growers are committed to following these guidelines and are proactively accommodating individual employee needs to ensure their safety, health, and well-being. Some growers are completing their 2017 harvest. Prior to […]

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America’s Small and Independent Brewers Aim to Buy Anheuser-Busch InBev

America’s Small and Independent Brewers Aim to Buy Anheuser-Busch InBev

Take Craft Back, Seeking $213 Billion, Is Largest Crowdfunding Campaign Ever Boulder, Colo., October 16, 2017—It’s official: The Brewers Association (BA), the not-for-profit organization that represents America’s small and independent brewers, has announced the craft brewing community’s intent to Take Craft Back from Big Beer. The #TakeCraftBack campaign—launched at TakeCraftBack.com—seeks to crowdsource the funds to […]

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Viña San Pedro, Chilean Parent Company of Gato Negro, Launches New U.S. Public Relations Campaign

Viña San Pedro, Chilean Parent Company of Gato Negro, Launches New U.S. Public Relations Campaign

Subsidiary of VSPT, Chile’s Second Largest Exporter, Seeks to Expand Market Share for Key Brands New York, NY, October 16, 2017 — Chile’s Viña San Pedro, a subsidiary of VSPT Wine Group, is proud to announce the launch of an integrated communications campaign in the United States to educate trade, press and consumers about the company’s focus […]

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Move Over Big Brands; Those in the Know Have Discovered Ukranian Vodka Is a Better Choice

Move Over Big Brands; Those in the Know Have Discovered Ukranian Vodka Is a Better Choice

Khortytsa Vodka Now a Leading Choice in Massachusetts Boston, MA (Monday, October 16, 2017) –Ukraine’s famed Khortytsa (KHOR) Vodka, the world’s third-largest vodka brand, is now widely available in Massachusetts and is increasingly found on store shelves as consumers discover an alternative to big, overpriced brands. “Branded vodka prices have skyrocketed in recent years, and […]

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Update on Visiting the Napa Valley

Update on Visiting the Napa Valley

October 13, 2017, Napa, CA –As of today, firefighters have increased containment of some of the multiple wildfires burning in Napa County. Visit Napa Valley, the official tourism marketing organization for the Napa Valley, greatly appreciates the continuous efforts of the Napa County emergency service response teams who are keeping everyone advised of fire updates […]

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Northern California Residents May Register for Disaster Assistance

Northern California Residents May Register for Disaster Assistance

Sacramento—Residents of Butte, Lake, Mendocino and Yuba who suffered damage or losses from the devastating fires that began October 8, 2017 and continue to burn, can now register for disaster assistance with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), if they are able to do so. The amendment to the presidential disaster declaration of October 10, […]

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Napa County Residents May Register for Disaster Assistance

Napa County Residents May Register for Disaster Assistance

Sacramento—Residents of Napa County who suffered damage or losses from the devastating fires that began October 8, 2017 and continue to burn, can now register for disaster assistance with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), if they are able to do so. The amendment to the presidential disaster declaration of October 10, 2017 now makes federal assistance […]

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California’s Regional Wine Associations Unite

California’s Regional Wine Associations Unite

Statewide Fundraising Effort to Benefit Wine Regions Impacted by the Devastating Northern California Wildfires California – In the wake of the devastating wildfires in Napa, Sonoma, and Mendocino counties, participating wineries and other wine loving businesses throughout California are donating a portion of their proceeds during the month of October to support those affected by […]

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Santa Barbara Vintners Foundation Creates Campaign to Aid California Wildfire Communities

Santa Barbara Vintners Foundation Creates Campaign to Aid California Wildfire Communities

Wine Country Wildfire Relief Donations to be Distributed by Direct Relief BUELLTON, CA.– The Santa Barbara Vintners Foundation is asking the local winemaking community to fund a campaign which will provide aid to the winemaking communities in Napa, Sonoma and Mendocino counties. Working with Direct Relief, a medical relief organization headquartered in Goleta, 100% of funds […]

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School of Business and Economics Statement on Wildfire Economic Recovery

School of Business and Economics Statement on Wildfire Economic Recovery

Rohnert Park, California — The School of Business and Economics (SBE) at Sonoma State University (SSU) today issued the following statement from Dean William S. Silver regarding the wildfires burning in the north San Francisco Bay Area, and the SBE’s role as an educational and community nucleus for the region’s economic recovery efforts. From Dean William […]

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E. & J. Gallo Winery Will Contribute $1 Million to fire Recovery Effort and Will Match Employee Donation Two-for-One

E. & J. Gallo Winery Will Contribute $1 Million to fire Recovery Effort and Will Match Employee Donation Two-for-One

MODESTO, Calif.  (October 13, 2017) – Joseph E. Gallo, chief executive officer of the E. & J. Gallo Winery, announced today that the family-owned company is donating $1 million to aid the fire recovery effort. The money will be divided among the American Red Cross California Wildfires Relief Fund, the Community Foundation of Sonoma and the […]

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Khortytsa Vodka Now Available at Festival Foods in Wisconsin

Khortytsa Vodka Now Available at Festival Foods in Wisconsin

World’s Third-Largest Selling Brand Gaining Ground in US Market New York, NY & Madison, WI (Friday, October 13, 2017) –  Khortytsa Vodka, the world’s third-largest selling vodka, is now available at Festival Foods, one of Wisconsin’s largest grocery chains.  Khortytsa is imported by Global Spirits USA, a privately-held, international manufacturer and marketer of wines and spirits and distributed […]

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Women of the Vine & Spirits Napa/Sonoma Fire Relief Fund

Women of the Vine & Spirits Napa/Sonoma Fire Relief Fund

New York, NY (October 12, 2017) – In response to several major fires that started burning the night of October 8th in Northern California, affecting thousands of people, including several corporate and individual members of Women of the Vine & Spirits, the organization has set up a Fire Relief Fund to help raise funds to assist in relief efforts for those suffering […]

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Sonoma County Residents May Register for Disaster Assistance

Sonoma County Residents May Register for Disaster Assistance

Sacramento—Residents of Sonoma County who suffered damage or losses from the devastating fires that began October 8, 2017 and continue to burn, can now register for disaster assistance with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), if they are able to do so. The amendment to the presidential disaster declaration of October 9, 2017 now makes […]

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