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Afternoon Brief, February 1

Afternoon Brief, February 1

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: Chehalem Winery Acquired by Longtime Partner Bill Stoller and Harry Peterson-Nedry, co-owners of CHEHALEM Winery, are pleased to announce that after 24 years of partnership Stoller has purchased Peterson-Nedry’s share of equity in the winery business… Today’s News: Expert Wine Marketer, Eric Guerra, to Keynote Closing USBevX […]

By February 1, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
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 […]

By October 11, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Statement on Wildfires from Karissa Kruse, President of Sonoma County Winegrowers:

Statement on Wildfires from Karissa Kruse, President of Sonoma County Winegrowers:

“It has been a devastating fire.  At this time, we are still assessing the specific damage to Sonoma County vineyards as well as to our communities and neighbors.  Reports of fire damage to wineries, businesses and homes continues to grow.  While 90% of the winegrapes have been harvested, there were still grapes in the vineyards […]

Competition Is Fierce, so How Does a Vineyard Stand Out in the Crowd?

Competition Is Fierce, so How Does a Vineyard Stand Out in the Crowd?

According to Karissa Kruse, president of Sonoma County Winegrowers, a shift has happened in the past few years. “Consumers now care about what goes on at a farm level,” she notes. Kruse mentioned that, not that many years ago, it was unique to put the vineyard name on the bottle, but now that is a fairly standard way to give an added marketing benefit to a bottle of wine.

By September 14, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Afternoon Brief, December 15

Afternoon Brief, December 15

A Toast to Father & Daughter Winemaking Teams: There’s a new generation in wine. Fathers and Sons working together is nothing new and certainly not exclusive to the wine industry, but women are increasingly breaking into wine, and some of them come from within established wine families…

By December 15, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Sonoma County Winegrowers’ President Selected to Prestigious Marshall Memorial Fellowship

Sonoma County Winegrowers’ President Selected to Prestigious Marshall Memorial Fellowship

Karissa Kruse to Share Sustainability Efforts on Global Stage SANTA ROSA, Calif.  (April 14, 2015) – The German Marshall Fund (GMF) of the United States has announced 76 new Marshall Memorial Fellows for the 2015-16 class including one from Sonoma County, Karissa Kruse, president of Sonoma County Winegrowers, an organization representing 1,800 wine growers throughout […]

The Demand for Sustainability Resonates with the Wine Industry

The Demand for Sustainability Resonates with the Wine Industry

Sustainability in vineyard operations and wine making is nothing new. For many wineries it has been an integrated, albeit unspoken, part of their operating philosophies for years, but the growing awareness and demand for sustainability from consumers has created new challenges and opportunities for wineries. “We’ve noticed that the demand for sustainable solutions has increased […]

By September 2, 2014 1 Comments Read More →
Afternoon Brief, June 24

Afternoon Brief, June 24

Family Wineries More Likely to be Environmentally Sustainable Too:
Family owners who intend to pass down their businesses to the next generation are more likely to invest in sustainable practices than non-family business owners, according to a study published in Family Business Review…