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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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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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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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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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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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2017 Harvest Largest Yet for LDV Winery

2017 Harvest Largest Yet for LDV Winery

Near perfect growing season resulted in high quality, abundant wine grapes SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (Oct. 11, 2017)—This year’s harvest is the largest yet for LDV Winery, which celebrates its 10th anniversary next year of planting its first grapes in the Chiricahua Mountain foothills in southeastern Arizona. “After a very hot June and early July and a brief […]

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Canada’s Supreme Court to Hear From Small BC Wineries

Canada’s Supreme Court to Hear From Small BC Wineries

Supreme Court Grants Intervenor Status at Comeau Case [Vancouver, BC] Five small BC wineries have been granted permission to intervene by the Supreme Court of Canada in the inter-provincial shipping of liquor case R. v. Comeau. The Supreme Court will hear the case in early December 2017. R. v. Comeau is the first court case in which any winery in […]

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Certified Sommelier, Allison Crawford, Joins ‘BOTTLEST Winery, Bar & Bistro’ in Santa Barbara Wine Country

Certified Sommelier, Allison Crawford, Joins ‘BOTTLEST Winery, Bar & Bistro’ in Santa Barbara Wine Country

BOTTLEST Winery, Bar & Bistro (www.bottlestbistro.com), Santa Ynez Valley’s new dining and entertainment destination in Buellton, California, is pleased to announce that Certified Sommelier, Allison Crawford, has joined the venue’s management team. Prior to Bottlest, Crawford spent 10 years at Disneyland Resort fine dining establishment, Carthay Circle Restaurant, in Anaheim, California. Crawford brings her decade […]

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Mionetto Prosecco Celebrates 130 Years as a Leading Prosecco Producer

Mionetto Prosecco Celebrates 130 Years as a Leading Prosecco Producer

The Historic Brand Marks The Occasion With Limited Edition 130th Cuvee Anniversario WHITE PLAINS, NY–(Marketwired – October 12, 2017) – Iconic Italian Prosecco producer, Mionetto, is proud to celebrate 130 years of heritage, quality, and innovation in the sparkling wine category. In commemoration of this milestone, Mionetto is excited to launch a very special, limited edition line […]

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Mendocino County Redwood Complex Fire Impacts on Vineyards

Mendocino County Redwood Complex Fire Impacts on Vineyards

Northern California is experiencing unprecedented massive wildfires, and the Redwood Complex Fire has devastated areas of Mendocino County since it started in the middle of the night Sunday, October 8, 2017. Mendocino County is a large county with approximately 550 individual vineyard properties totaling 18,000 acres. The fire has affected a relatively small portion of […]

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Statement from Karissa Kruse, President of Sonoma County Winegrowers:

Statement from Karissa Kruse, President of Sonoma County Winegrowers:

“Today, the fires continue to burn out of control, power and cell service is spotty and access around Sonoma County is still highly restricted.  With more than 90% of the winegrape harvest completed in Sonoma County, many growers in safe zones are heading out today to begin picking the remainder of their crops provided they […]

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Livermore Valley Wineries to Collect Relief Donations for Napa, Sonoma and Mendocino Winegrowers

Livermore Valley Wineries to Collect Relief Donations for Napa, Sonoma and Mendocino Winegrowers

Livermore Valley, Calif. (October 10, 2017)—The Livermore Valley wine community is proud to come together to support our neighbors to the north by collecting relief donations in winery tasting rooms. Through October 15, wineries across Livermore Valley will accept cash, check and gift card donations to the Napa Valley Community Foundation’s Disaster Relief Fund, the Community Foundation of Sonoma […]

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Paso Robles Wine Country Rallies to Help Victims of North Coast Fires

Paso Robles Wine Country Rallies to Help Victims of North Coast Fires

Wineries Will Donate $1 Per Bottle Sold Through the Month of October Paso Robles, CA (October 11, 2017) In the wake of the devastating wildfires in Napa, Sonoma, and Mendocino Counties, participating wineries in Paso Robles are donating $1 per bottle of wine sold through the end of October to a charity helping those affected. […]

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