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Wine & Weed a Tale of Two Industries’ Road to Recovery

Wine & Weed a Tale of Two Industries’ Road to Recovery

By Shwa Laytart The October 2017 fires in Northern California will go down in history as the most destructive fires that California has seen. A fire practically the size of San Francisco, Oakland, Sacramento, and Fresno, combined. More than 8,400 structures were destroyed, leaving behind nothing more than ash, molten automobiles and lifetimes of memories. […]

By November 7, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
The Many Blessings of Napa’s Atlas Peak Fire

The Many Blessings of Napa’s Atlas Peak Fire

For the Sill Family which has operated a vineyard in the Napa Valley for over 20 years, the tragic fires that hit them in early October could never have been imagined.

By November 6, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Landmark Vineyards Donates $100,000 to Wildfire Relief

Landmark Vineyards Donates $100,000 to Wildfire Relief

We are grateful that our Landmark Vineyards Sonoma Valley and Russian River Valley properties did not experience damage due to the recent fires, which has allowed us to open our doors to visitors at both locations. To help the members of our community who were impacted or suffered losses during this tragedy, we are donating $100,000 to […]

By November 3, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Counting Crows to Headline “For the Love of Sonoma” North Bay Fire Relief Benefit Concert – November 18

Counting Crows to Headline “For the Love of Sonoma” North Bay Fire Relief Benefit Concert – November 18

The Family Coppola in Partnership with BottleRock Presents and Sonoma State University’s Green Music Center will host a Fundraising Concert with Proceeds Benefiting North Bay Fire Relief Fund & Noma Gives Tickets on Sale Thursday, November 2 at 10 a.m. PDT GEYSERVILLE, CA (November 1, 2017) The Family Coppola in partnership with BottleRock Presents and […]

By November 1, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Wine Business Institute Announces Wildfire Assessment Study of North Coast Wine Industry

Wine Business Institute Announces Wildfire Assessment Study of North Coast Wine Industry

Economists and Executives Lead Effort to Determine Facts of Impact, Draw Roadmap for Recovery as Model for Wine Regions Worldwide Rohnert Park, California – The Wine Business Institute (WBI) at Sonoma State University (SSU) today announced a wildfire impact assessment study that was launched on October 11 to evaluate the immediate and long-term effects of recent […]

By October 31, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Crop Insurance Provides Relief for Grape Growers in Wake of Wildfires

Crop Insurance Provides Relief for Grape Growers in Wake of Wildfires

No one has more respect for Mother Nature than farmers. In Sonoma County alone, with close to 60,000 acres under vine, almost 70 percent are insured against any number of the vagaries that can occur– and there is a reason for that. Summer Jeffus, the Regional Marketing Manager for American AgCredit, one of the premier […]

California’s Wine Associations Step Up to Help in the Face of Wildfires

California’s Wine Associations Step Up to Help in the Face of Wildfires

The devastating wildfires that hit the North Coast at the tail end of harvest not only burned thousands of homes, but also damaged wineries and sent many more scrambling to secure their facilities and crops while fires advanced and power and roads shut down. California’s mutual aid system was activated with Governor Brown’s declaration of […]

By October 25, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Charles Krug Winery Committed to Helping Rebuild Wine Country Amidst Wildfires

Charles Krug Winery Committed to Helping Rebuild Wine Country Amidst Wildfires

Oldest Winery in Napa Valley Remains Unharmed And Hopeful for the Future of California Wine Napa, Calif., October 19, 2017 — Charles Krug Winery, the oldest winery in Napa Valley and first tasting room in California, is grateful to announce that their infrastructure and team of employees remain safe after the recent series of Northern […]

By October 19, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Napa Valley Winemakers Optimistic as Famed Wine Region Begins to Recover

Napa Valley Winemakers Optimistic as Famed Wine Region Begins to Recover

10/18/2017 – Napa, CA – Despite Mother Nature challenging Napa, Sonoma, Mendocino, Solano and Lake Counties in unimaginable ways, the tragic wildfires of the past 10 days have demonstrated the spirit of strength and resilience of these communities.  Across the North Coast region, more than 40 lives were lost, thousands of homes and businesses were destroyed […]

By October 18, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Quest Makes Contribution for California Wine Country Fire Relief

Quest Makes Contribution for California Wine Country Fire Relief

Support for The American Red Cross, Community Foundation of Sonoma, Napa Valley Community Foundation STOCKTON, CA Oct. 16, 2017 – Quest, the leading bi-coastal bottle packaging company, announced a donation to three local agencies for their relief efforts to the many people affected by the recent firestorm that has raged across Northern California Wine Country […]

By October 18, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Vintage 99 Label Partners with WineCountryStrong.org to Raise $100,000 for Fire Victims

Vintage 99 Label Partners with WineCountryStrong.org to Raise $100,000 for Fire Victims

Santa Rosa, Ca – 10/17/17 – Wine Country Strong, a not-for-profit organization based in Santa Rosa CA, has partnered with Vintage 99 Label along with Avery Dennison and Wilson Mfg to raise $100,000 by the end of the year through the sale of “Wine Country Strong” window decals. The decals are $6 each with 100% of […]

By October 18, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Sonoma County Farm Bureau Offers Assistance to Farmers and Livestock Affected by Wildfires

Sonoma County Farm Bureau Offers Assistance to Farmers and Livestock Affected by Wildfires

(Santa Rosa, CA) –  Sonoma County Farm Bureau is working with the Sonoma County Emergency Operations Center and Sonoma County Animal Services to ensure that farmers, ranchers and livestock have the support needed to overcome the damage caused by the destructive wildfires in Northern California. Sonoma County Farm Bureau is coordinating donations of feed and supplies for […]

By October 17, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
G3 Enterprises Will Contribute $100,000 to Fire Recovery Effort and Provide Transportation of Relief Donations

G3 Enterprises Will Contribute $100,000 to Fire Recovery Effort and Provide Transportation of Relief Donations

MODESTO, Calif. (October 16, 2017) –  G3 Enterprises announced today that the family-owned company is donating a total of $100,000 to the American Red Cross and Salvation Army to assist in their efforts to respond to the Wine Country Fires. G3 will also be covering the cost of transporting numerous truckloads of donations to the […]

By October 16, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
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 […]

By October 16, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Northern California Residents May Register for Disaster Assistance

Northern California Residents May Register for Disaster Assistance

Sacramento—Residents of Butte, Lake, Mendocino and Yuba who suffered damage or losses from the devastating fires that began October 8, 2017 and continue to burn, can now register for disaster assistance with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), if they are able to do so. The amendment to the presidential disaster declaration of October 10, […]

By October 14, 2017 0 Comments Read More →