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United Nations Honors Fetzer Vineyards with “Momentum for Change” Climate Solutions Award at COP23, the UN Climate Change Conference

United Nations Honors Fetzer Vineyards with “Momentum for Change” Climate Solutions Award at COP23, the UN Climate Change Conference

California Vintner Recognized for Commitments to Carbon Neutrality and a Net Positive Future HOPLAND, Calif., Nov. 15, 2017 — Fetzer Vineyards was among 19 global enterprises and the only wine company to receive a “Momentum for Change” Climate Solutions Award for climate action at the UN Climate Change Conference in Bonn, Germany (COP23) this week. Fetzer Vineyards’ Momentum for Change honor […]

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Fetzer Vineyards Releases First Sustainability Report, Road to Regeneration, Ahead of 50th Anniversary in 2018

Fetzer Vineyards Releases First Sustainability Report, Road to Regeneration, Ahead of 50th Anniversary in 2018

Leader in Sustainable Winegrowing Shares Regenerative Practices, 2020 Sustainability Goals and Plans for a Net Positive Future MENDOCINO COUNTY, Calif., Nov. 8, 2017 — Today Fetzer Vineyards, a pioneer in sustainable winegrowing, announces the release of Road to Regeneration: Corporate Consciousness Report, highlighting key milestones achieved through 2016 and plans for a Net Positive future. The […]

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Fetzer Vineyards Statement on Northern California Fires

Fetzer Vineyards Statement on Northern California Fires

Hopland, CA, October 10, 2017– A series of wildfires ignited by dry conditions and strong winds lateSunday has impacted numerous areas in California including Mendocino, Napa and Sonoma Counties. According to Cal Fire, some 17 large wildfires continue to burn across the state of California and have consumed over 115,000 acres. Fetzer Vineyards’ employees and their families […]

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Fetzer Vineyards Announces Partnership with Kentucky Peerless Distilling Co.

Fetzer Vineyards Announces Partnership with Kentucky Peerless Distilling Co.

California Winery Enhances Sales Portfolio with Ultra-luxury Craft Rye Whiskey Mendocino County, Calif., September 6, 2017—In a move signaling its entree into the luxury wine and spirits space, Fetzer Vineyards today announced a sales partnership with the family-owned, ultra-luxury bourbon and rye whiskey purveyor, Kentucky Peerless Distilling Co(“Peerless”). The historic Peerless will remain independent and […]

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Remembering Dennis Martin, 30-Year Winemaker for Fetzer Vineyards

Remembering Dennis Martin, 30-Year Winemaker for Fetzer Vineyards

Statement from CEO Giancarlo Bianchetti Mendocino County, Ca., August 14, 2017 — It is with a heavy heart that I share news that longtime Fetzer Vineyards winemaker, Dennis Martin, passed away yesterday following a battle with cancer. Prior to retiring in 2015, Dennis was a pivotal part of the winemaking team at Fetzer Vineyards for […]

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Afternoon Brief, June 15

Afternoon Brief, June 15

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: WineAmerica and ASCAP Partner to Introduce New Music License for Wineries WineAmerica, the national organization of American wineries, and ASCAP, the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers, are working together to simplify music licensing compliance… Today’s News: The Most Wanted Sauvignon Blancs If it’s summer, it […]

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Fetzer Vineyards Introduces Adorada Rosé and Pinot Gris, Delivers Sensory Experience in Two Fast-Growing Varietal Segments

Fetzer Vineyards Introduces Adorada Rosé and Pinot Gris, Delivers Sensory Experience in Two Fast-Growing Varietal Segments

Innovative Style Brings Evocative Aromatics to Traditional Categories Mendocino County, Calif. June 15, 2017 – Bringing fresh innovation to the surging Rosé and Pinot Gris categories, Fetzer Vineyards has introduced newcomer Adorada with two inaugural offerings: a 2016 Rosé and a 2016 Pinot Gris, made from premium California grapes. Crafted in an aromatic style reminiscent […]

Fetzer Vineyards’ Hard-Working Worms Save Energy, Regenerate Water & Win Over Fans This Earth Day

Fetzer Vineyards’ Hard-Working Worms Save Energy, Regenerate Water & Win Over Fans This Earth Day

MENDOCINO COUNTY, April 21, 2017 — This Earth Day, sustainability pioneer Fetzer Vineyards announces completion of its revolutionary BIDA® wastewater treatment system, which relies on billions of worms to clean up the winery’s process water. The California vintner’s worms — which work in tandem with microbes to digest contaminants in greywater — are at the […]

Sebastian Donoso Joins Fetzer Vineyards as Organic Winemaker

Sebastian Donoso Joins Fetzer Vineyards as Organic Winemaker

Mendocino County, Calif. — February 8, 2017 — Fetzer Vineyards, a leader in sustainable and organic winegrowing committed to restoring, revitalizing and regenerating ecosystems and communities while producing premium wines, has hired Sebastian Donoso as winemaker focused on wines crafted from organic and biodynamic grapes. Donoso joins Fetzer Vineyards from Campovida, a family-owned winery in […]

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Afternoon Brief, January 19

Afternoon Brief, January 19

Big Blends Take Over US Wine Lists: Restaurant wine sales in the United States are down and enormous wineries are starting to dominate wine lists, which could change the way people learn about wine…

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Sustainability Pioneer Fetzer Vineyards to Leverage Internet of Things and Big Data to Stay Steps Ahead of Water Waste

Sustainability Pioneer Fetzer Vineyards to Leverage Internet of Things and Big Data to Stay Steps Ahead of Water Waste

Winery expects to save up to 25% more water as first wine company to install APANA technology MENDOCINO COUNTY, Calif., Jan. 19, 2017 – Fetzer Vineyards, a leader in regenerative winegrowing, is taking another forward-looking step to conserve water with the installation of advanced water metering technology from Bellingham, Washington-based APANA, Inc. The smart water meters, […]

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Afternoon Brief, December 28

Afternoon Brief, December 28

Wine Industry M&A Brisk Pace Expected to Continue in 2017: The North Coast had a second year of high-profile, big-value sales of wine properties and brands, and those in the thick of such deal-making said the spigot on such transactions likely will remain open in 2017…

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Trinchero Family Estates Purchases Paso Robles Winery Facility

Trinchero Family Estates Purchases Paso Robles Winery Facility

TFE Bolsters Quality Production Capabilities in Key California Growing Region St. Helena, Calif., December 27, 2016 — Trinchero Family Estates (TFE) today announced its purchase of the Five Rivers Winery facility in located in the Paso Robles AVA. TFE purchased the site from Fetzer Vineyards, who has owned it since 2000. The Five Rivers property […]

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Afternoon Brief, December 27

Afternoon Brief, December 27

Trinchero Family Estates Announces Purchase of the Five Rivers Winery Facility in Paso Robles AVA: Trinchero Family Estates (TFE) today announced its purchase of the Five Rivers Winery facility in located in the Paso Robles AVA. TFE purchased the site from Fetzer Vineyards, who has owned it since 2000…

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Afternoon Brief, December 26

Afternoon Brief, December 26

The Sparkling Winemakers’ Choice for a New Year’s Toast: We asked a few sparkling winemakers to share their wine recommendations for celebrating the new year, one of their own wines, and one from another winery that they enjoy. We hope you’ll find something new and exciting in their recommendations that can start your new year off with a great sparkling experience…

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