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Back to Back Record Harvests for California Winegrapes
The Preliminary California Grape Crush Report released today shows that we have hit another record harvest in California, 4.23 M tons up 5.3% from 2012…

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North Coast grape harvest breaks records
The good times kept rolling in 2013 for North Coast wineries and growers, thanks to another boffo harvest that established new records for size and value…

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Sustainable Winegrowing Workshop
The Sonoma County Winegrowers and California Sustainable Winegrowing Alliance are sponsoring a free workshop for grape growers and wineries on Sustainable Winegrowing Water Efficiency and Quality. The workshop will be held on Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m…

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