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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 […]

A Steady Start to Veraison Napa Valley Grapegrowers Looking Forward to the 2018 Harvest

A Steady Start to Veraison Napa Valley Grapegrowers Looking Forward to the 2018 Harvest

NAPA, CA (July 20, 2018) – According to the Napa Valley Grapegrowers (NVG), veraison, an annual benchmark in the winegrape growing season, is officially underway. Known as the onset of ripening, veraison marks the colorful transition from grape growth to grape ripening, resulting in several changes in fruit development.  They not only change color, but […]

Experts and Grapegrowers Gather for the 10th Organic Winegrowing Conference at Spottswoode Estate Vineyard & Winery

Experts and Grapegrowers Gather for the 10th Organic Winegrowing Conference at Spottswoode Estate Vineyard & Winery

NAPA, CA (July 12, 2018) – On July 26, 2018 the Napa Valley Grapegrowers (NVG) will host the highly anticipated, 10TH biennial Organic Winegrowing Conference at Spottswoode Estate Vineyard & Winery. Known throughout the industry for its in-depth look at organic grapegrowing, attendees have the opportunity to: explore three distinctive Napa Valley vineyards; speak first-hand […]

Napa Valley Farmworker Foundation Celebrates Students’ Accomplishments  at the 3rd Annual Appreciation Luncheon

Napa Valley Farmworker Foundation Celebrates Students’ Accomplishments at the 3rd Annual Appreciation Luncheon

NAPA, CA (June 16, 2018) – The Napa Valley Farmworker Foundation honored the accomplishments of 50 student at the 3rd Annual Appreciation Luncheon at Meadowood on Friday.  The event recognized 2018 graduates of the English Literacy Program winners of the 2018 Napa County Pruning Contest. Also recognized were the donors whose generosity helped provide educational […]

2018 Napa Valley Grower of the Year Announced: Steve Moulds of Moulds Family Vineyards

2018 Napa Valley Grower of the Year Announced: Steve Moulds of Moulds Family Vineyards

NAPA, CA (April 5, 2018) – Oak Knoll District grapegrower Steve Moulds has been named the 2018 Napa Valley Grower of the Year.  Moulds will be honored for his contributions to the Napa Valley wine industry and community on May 11 at the Napa Valley Grapegrowers 43rd Annual Dinner. Moulds began his farming career in […]

Behind the Scene of Virus Testing in Vines

Behind the Scene of Virus Testing in Vines

DAVIS, Calif. (March 5, 2018) – On March 2, Agri-Analysis hosted the first field day of 2018 organized by the Napa Valley Grapegrowers (NVG) Association. Napa growers got a behind-the-scene view of what happens to their vine samples upon reaching the lab, how to sample, how samples are processed, how samples are analyzed, and how to interpret […]

2018 Bud Break Starts Early in Napa Valley

2018 Bud Break Starts Early in Napa Valley

Napa, CA (February 15, 2018) – After a combination of warm temperatures and relatively little winter rain, Napa Valley Grapegrowers (NVG) announces that bud break has begun in Napa Valley, marking the beginning of the winegrape growing season.  “Buds on white varieties, like Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc, have begun swelling and bursting on a few vines,” […]

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17th Annual Napa County Pruning Contest Brings Out the Best

17th Annual Napa County Pruning Contest Brings Out the Best

NAPA, CA (February 5, 2018) – The Napa Valley Grapegrowers’ (NVG) and Napa Valley Farmworker Foundation held its 17th Annual Napa County Pruning Contest at Beringer’s Gamble Ranch Vineyard on Saturday, February 3.  With 35% more participants than last year and over 300 people in attendance, this year’s contest generated the most excitement to date.  […]

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Napa Valley Grapegrowers Lend Support to Ventura County Agricultural Community During the Fires

Napa Valley Grapegrowers Lend Support to Ventura County Agricultural Community During the Fires

Napa, CA (December 6, 2017) – Recognizing the fear and displacement that so many Napa County landowners and residents experienced just 2 months ago, Napa Valley Grapegrowers (NVG) today extended a helping hand to its fellow farmers in Ventura County, who are currently battling the uncontained and growing Thomas, Creek, Rye, and Skirball fires.  NVG […]

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Napa Valley Grapegrowers Convene Fellow Community Organizations to Support Erosion Control Preparedness

Napa Valley Grapegrowers Convene Fellow Community Organizations to Support Erosion Control Preparedness

Napa, CA (November 29, 2017) – This morning Napa Valley Grapegrowers (NVG) hosted its first annual Erosion Control Community Fair at the Napa Valley Expo. The fair provided all Napa County residents and business owners with complimentary supplies and expert advice on how to prepare properties for winter rains. Additionally, these efforts will help to […]

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Napa Valley Grapegrowers Provide Erosion Control Support and Complimentary Materials to Napa County Residents and Business Owners

Napa Valley Grapegrowers Provide Erosion Control Support and Complimentary Materials to Napa County Residents and Business Owners

Napa, CA (November 21, 2017) – Napa Valley Grapegrowers (NVG) announces its Erosion Control Community Fair taking place on Wednesday, November 29, 2017 from 8 am to 10 am at the Napa Valley Expo – Third Street Entrance. Complimentary erosion control materials, such as mulch, straw wattles, native and sterile seed mixes, and gloves will […]

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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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Napa Growers Respond to Tubbs, Atlas Peak, and Partrick Fires

Napa Growers Respond to Tubbs, Atlas Peak, and Partrick Fires

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 (Napa, CA) – On the night of October 8, the Napa Valley Grapegrowers (NVG) began receiving reports of fires spreading throughout the county, stoked by high winds, ample dry fuel loads, and low humidity. Growers have halted harvest activities at this time and are focusing efforts on safety and providing support […]

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2017 Napa Valley Harvest Press Conference, Livestreaming on Tuesday, 9/26 at 9 AM

2017 Napa Valley Harvest Press Conference, Livestreaming on Tuesday, 9/26 at 9 AM

You’ve got questions. We have answers! Tune In to Watch the 2017 Harvest Press Conference NAPA, CA (September 21, 2017) – On Tuesday, September 26, ,2017 at 9:00 a.m. (PDT), the Napa Valley Grapegrowers (NVG) will host the 2017 Napa Valley Harvest Press Conference featuring a panel of industry experts, including: Meaghan Becker, General Manager at […]

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Napa Valley Grapegrowers’ 2017 Harvest STOMP Celebrates 10 Years of Record-Breaking Success

Napa Valley Grapegrowers’ 2017 Harvest STOMP Celebrates 10 Years of Record-Breaking Success

NAPA, CA (August 31, 2017) – On Saturday, August 26, the Napa Valley Grapegrowers (NVG) celebrated its 10th annual Harvest STOMP with a sold-out crowd of 610 guests, who raised a record-breaking $1.98 million dollars net, a 2,131% increase over the first STOMP.  This year’s event was hosted by Round Pond proprietors Ryan and Miles […]

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