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The Atlantic Seaboard Wine Association Announces 2018 Award Recipients

The Atlantic Seaboard Wine Association Announces 2018 Award Recipients

The Board of Directors of the Atlantic Seaboard Wine Association is pleased to announce the 2018 recipients of its Wine Grape Productivity Tray, Birchenall Award and Monteith Wine Bowl Trophy which are awarded annually for excellence in increasing the quality of wine produced on the East Coast. The 2018 Wine Grape Productivity Tray is being […]

By November 7, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Wine’s Most Inspiring People 2018: Growing Grapes, Family, and Community in Sonoma County

Wine’s Most Inspiring People 2018: Growing Grapes, Family, and Community in Sonoma County

John and Terri Balletto planted their first vineyard in the mid-nineties on a 35 acre lot in Sebastopol (now part of the potential Sebastopol Hills AVA) where they were also building their home. Back then, they were vegetable farmers, but the hill did not have enough water to grow produce, so with the advice of family friend Warren Dutton (Dutton Ranch), they planted 20 acres of Pinot, 10 of Chardonnay, and 5 of Pinot Gris.

By January 18, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Russian River Valley Winegrowers Announce New Board Members and Officers for 2016

Russian River Valley Winegrowers Announce New Board Members and Officers for 2016

Santa Rosa, CA (January 18, 2016) – The Russian River Valley Winegrowers (RRVW), a non-profit marketing and educational organization dedicated to promoting and maintaining the agricultural diversity of the Russian River Valley, announced the appointment of Clay Gantz as the 2016 Board President. Clay, along with his wife Celeste, farm Gantz Family Vineyards, a 4.5-acre vineyard in the […]

By January 19, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Ignorance of the Endangered Species Act Could be Costly for Vineyards and Wineries

Ignorance of the Endangered Species Act Could be Costly for Vineyards and Wineries

By Elizabeth Hans McCrone When President Nixon signed the Endangered Species Act (ESA) into law on December 28, 1973, it must have been hard to predict how the legislation would impact agricultural practices decades into the future. At the time, Nixon declared that conservation efforts aimed at preventing the extinction of species were inadequate and […]

By October 20, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
North Coast Wine Industry Expo Draws Thousands to Sonoma County Venue

North Coast Wine Industry Expo Draws Thousands to Sonoma County Venue

Conference Sessions Highlight Challenges / Opportunities for 2014 By Elizabeth Hans McCrone Over 3,000 people flocked to the Sonoma County Fairgrounds on Thursday to attend the second annual North Coast Wine Industry Expo. The event, that was packed with industry professionals from throughout California, Oregon, Washington and beyond featured 300 exhibitors and four different conference […]

By December 6, 2013 1 Comments Read More →
North Coast Wine Industry Expo Education Sessions and Speakers Announced

North Coast Wine Industry Expo Education Sessions and Speakers Announced

Industry Experts to Provide Insights in Viticulture, Production, Finance & Sales Healdsburg, Calif., October 3, 2013 – The Wine Industry Network today announced the session topics and line-up of industry experts speaking at this year’s North Coast Wine Industry Expo on December 5th at the Sonoma County Fairgrounds in Santa Rosa, CA. The Expo, established […]

Speakers Announced for NCWIE Viticulture Session

Speakers Announced for NCWIE Viticulture Session

The North Coast Wine Industry Expo, the second largest wine industry tradeshow in North America, announces its third educational session – Branding Your Vineyard. Offering relevant resources to Vineyard owners and managers, this topic has been developed with the goal of exploring the opportunities to build an identity around your vineyard in a way that […]

By September 18, 2013 0 Comments Read More →