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Distinguished International Wine Business Authorities Lead Curriculum for New Hybrid Executive MBA in Wine Business

Distinguished International Wine Business Authorities Lead Curriculum for New Hybrid Executive MBA in Wine Business

School of Business and Economics Boosts Program Offerings with Addition of Experts in Strategy, Hospitality, Entrepreneurship, Finance, and Wine Law Rohnert Park, CA – The School of Business and Economics (SBE) at Sonoma State University (SSU) today announced the roster of faculty for its inaugural Hybrid Executive MBA in Wine Business program and the addition […]

Now You CAN Really Go Beyond the Bottle with the Family Coppola’s Premium Canned Wines

Now You CAN Really Go Beyond the Bottle with the Family Coppola’s Premium Canned Wines

Clockwise from L to R: Diamond Collection Pinot Noir, Diamond Collection Sauvignon Blanc, Diamond Collection Chardonnay, Diamond Collection Pinot Grigio, Sofia Blanc de Blancs, Sofia Brut Rose There’s no better time to go on an adventure than summertime and Francis Ford Coppola Winery’s versatile, premium selection of six canned wines offers something for everyone for […]

Sonoma County Vintners Foundation Donates $520,000 in Community Grants to Local Nonprofit Organizations

Sonoma County Vintners Foundation Donates $520,000 in Community Grants to Local Nonprofit Organizations

Sonoma County wine community’s annual giving benefits education, health and human services, environment, and arts and culture Santa Rosa, CA (August 16, 2018) – The Sonoma County Vintners Foundation is donating $520,000 in grants to more than 50 local nonprofit organizations that address the community’s critical needs. Grants were made through the Sonoma County Vintners Foundation community […]

Resource Label Group Acquires Paragon Label Bolstering Presence in West Coast Premium Wine Segment

Resource Label Group Acquires Paragon Label Bolstering Presence in West Coast Premium Wine Segment

FRANKLIN, TN – August 16, 2018 – Resource Label Group, LLC (“Resource Label”), a full-service provider of pressure sensitive label, shrink sleeve and RFID/NFC technology for the packaging industry, today announced that it has acquired Paragon Label (“Paragon”), a leading supplier of labeling solutions for the premium wine segment. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Resource Label […]

CDFA to Address El Dorado County Grape Growers on Protections Against Non-Payment of Grapes, August 29

CDFA to Address El Dorado County Grape Growers on Protections Against Non-Payment of Grapes, August 29

PLACERVILLE, CA: El Dorado Wine Grape Growers Association President, Benjamin Falk, has announced that an investigator with the California Department of Food and Agriculture’s Market Enforcement Branch (CDFA MEB) will be addressing grape growers and interested parties at 6:00 pm on Wednesday, August 29, 2018, at the El Dorado Grape Growers Association meeting held at […]

Lake County Wine Industry Status Update

Lake County Wine Industry Status Update

Limited Impact of the Mendocino Complex Fire to the Wine Region Kelseyville, California – August 16, 2018 – Since August 2, 2018, the active fire perimeter of the Mendocino Complex Fires shifted into remote forest wildlands around 15 to 30 miles north of Lake County vineyards. Additionally, as of Wednesday, August 8, 2018, thousands of […]

2018 Harvest Begins at Gloria Ferrer Caves & Vineyards

2018 Harvest Begins at Gloria Ferrer Caves & Vineyards

Harvest 2018 kicked off this morning, Wednesday, August 15, 2018, at Gloria Ferrer Caves & Vineyards in Sonoma, California!! The winery marked the occasion with the team from the Sonoma Valley Vintners & Growers Alliance (SVVGA), a non-profit trade association representing more than 100 wineries and 140 grape growers in Sonoma Valley, with a celebratory […]

The Portuguese Cork Association Unveils First-Ever U.S. Television Advertisement Campaign Featuring Top Winemakers Beginning August 15, 2018

The Portuguese Cork Association Unveils First-Ever U.S. Television Advertisement Campaign Featuring Top Winemakers Beginning August 15, 2018

Top U.S. Winemakers Endorse Natural Cork as their Preferred Closure for Wine The Portuguese Cork Association (APCOR), the employers’ association of the cork sector that represents, promotes and carries out research in the Portuguese cork industry. It was created in 1956 and is based in Santa Maria de Lamas, in the council of Santa Maria […]

2018 Winegrape Harvest Begins Today in Sonoma County

2018 Winegrape Harvest Begins Today in Sonoma County

Near Perfect Summer Growing Conditions Builds Excitement for an Outstanding Vintage as First Grapes are Picked SANTA ROSA, Calif.  (August 15, 2018) – The first grapes of the 2018 vintage of Sonoma County’s famed winegrapes were picked today in vineyards throughout the county. At Sangiacomo Family Vineyards, harvest crews converged on a 5-acre vineyard block […]

Raise a Glass: Meet the Sommeliers at Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills

Raise a Glass: Meet the Sommeliers at Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. – (August 15, 2018) – Upon the opening of Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills, Angelenos and visitors alike were introduced to world-class dining brought to life by French chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten via Jean-Georges Beverly Hills and The Rooftop by JG. Staffed with top-notch culinary experts in the kitchen, the hotel also boasts a […]

Sizzling Hot! Auction Lots Announced for 2018 Winesong, Mendocino’s Premier Food & Wine Event

Sizzling Hot! Auction Lots Announced for 2018 Winesong, Mendocino’s Premier Food & Wine Event

Friday, September 7th and Saturday, September 8th on the Mendocino Coast FORT BRAGG, CA – (August 15, 2018) – The 34th Annual Winesong Weekend, a spectacular weekend of award-winning wine, fabulous food, fine art, music, merriment, and charitable giving held on the Mendocino Coast of California, will take place next month, and event organizers are […]

As New School Year Begins, Napa Valley Vintners Awards $2.5 Million to Children’s Education in Napa County

As New School Year Begins, Napa Valley Vintners Awards $2.5 Million to Children’s Education in Napa County

Funds provide critical services for more than 22,000 children and their families 8/15/2018 – St. Helena, CA—The Napa Valley Vintners (NVV) trade association today announced $2.5 million in grant funding for children’s education in Napa County. The funds are made possible by proceeds from the NVV’s annual community fundraiser Auction Napa Valley. Boys & Girls […]

Luna Vineyards Opens New Tasting Room at the Village, Napa Valley

Luna Vineyards Opens New Tasting Room at the Village, Napa Valley

The winery also expands its consumer experience with new tastings at its Napa Valley estate Napa, CA, August 15, 2018 – Luna Vineyards is the latest of a curated selection of wineries to open a tasting room in The Village, a new space bringing together the best of Napa’s Wine Country.  Open 11 am until […]

First Pick of Sonoma Valley Harvest

First Pick of Sonoma Valley Harvest

Sonoma, Ca (August 15, 2018) – The Sonoma Valley Vintners & Growers Alliance (SVVGA), a non-profit trade association representing more than 100 wineries and 140 grape growers in Sonoma Valley, welcomed the first grape pick of the 2018 Harvest this morning at 4:00 am at Sangiacomo Family Vineyards’ Kiser Vineyard in Los Carneros. Approximately 20 […]

Napa Valley 2018 Harvest Begins

Napa Valley 2018 Harvest Begins

An Exceptional Growing Season Makes for a Potential Landmark Vintage Napa, CA (August 14, 2018) – The 2018 Napa Valley harvest is underway throughout the region according to the Napa Valley Grapegrowers, with sparkling wine and white varieties leading the way to the presses. 2018’s picture-perfect growing season bodes well for a landmark harvest. Chardonnay […]