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Afternoon Brief, January 3rd

U.S. Wine Market Dips 2% By Volume, but Sees First Value Increase Since 2020: With the U.S. wine market facing uncertain economic conditions and increased competitive pressure from other drinks categories, total volume decreased an estimated 2% to 322 million 9-liter cases in 2023, according to Impact Databank...

California Association of Winegrape Growers Promotes Mindy DeRohan to Manager of...

SACRAMENTO, January 2, 2024 – The California Association of Winegrape Growers (CAWG) is pleased to announce Mindy DeRohan's promotion to Manager of Membership and...

Afternoon Brief, December 7th

Why Napa Green’s Glyphosate Ban Is Such a Big Deal: Last month, Napa Green, a sustainable wine-growing certification for Napa Valley vineyards, announced that members must phase out the use of the herbicide glyphosate, the active ingredient in popular weed killer Roundup...

CAWG Awarded 2023 CalAgPlate Grant 

SACRAMENTO, December 6, 2023 – The California Association of Winegrape Growers (CAWG) is excited to announce the receipt of a $9,908 grant from the...

CAWG Elects New Board Officers and Directors  

Gregg Hibbits Named Chair  SACRAMENTO, November 9, 2023 – The California Association of Winegrape Growers (CAWG) has announced the election of new board officers and...

Afternoon Brief, October 13th

Celebrating its 30th anniversary, the Unified Wine & Grape Symposium will open its registration and housing on Tuesday, October 17, at 9 a.m. PDT...

Afternoon Brief, October 9th

Wine grape growers at the north end of the North Coast region this time of year typically are fretting whether they'll be able to wrap harvest before late fall rains begin in earnest...

CAWG-Sponsored Legislation Signed into Law 

SACRAMENTO, October 9, 2023 – Yesterday, Governor Newsom signed into law, SB 659 (Ashby, D Sacramento), The California Water Supply Solutions Act of 2023....

Afternoon Brief, September 15th

Winemaker Dies in Italy While Trying to Save Colleague Who Fainted in Wine Vat: A winemaker in Italy has died while trying to save his colleague who had passed out in a wine vat, according to Italy’s fire brigade...

CAWG-Sponsored Legislation Sent to Governor 

SACRAMENTO, September 14, 2023 –This week, SB 659 (Ashby, D-Sacramento), which is co-sponsored by  the California Association of Winegrape Growers (CAWG), cleared its final...

Afternoon Brief, September 5th

Georgian Wine Producers Lose Up to 100% of Their Vines in Storms Affecting 4,600HA: On the evening of September 2, hailstorms of unprecedented ferocity tore through the Georgia’s largest wine region, Kakheti, where around 80% of the country’s wines are produced...

CAWG Announces 2024 Awards of Excellence Recipients 

SACRAMENTO, September 5, 2023 – The California Association of Winegrape Growers (CAWG) is thrilled to announce the selection of Sangiacomo Family Vineyards of Sonoma...

CAWG Congratulates Incoming Senate Leader 

SACRAMENTO, August 29, 2023 – California Association of Winegrape Growers (CAWG) released the  statement provided below following the announcement of Senator Mike McGuire (D-Healdsburg)...

Afternoon Brief, August 21st

After Farmworker’s Death in Fresno-Area Heat, UFW and Sen. Padilla Say It’s Time for Stronger Protections at Work: The case shines a spotlight on the effectiveness of a California law designed to protect workers laboring outdoors in searing temperatures — and it took center stage at a press conference called by U.S. Sen. Alex Padilla to push federal legislation that would impose stronger federal heat protections in workplaces...

Afternoon Brief, May 25th

Drinking Preferences: The Decline of Wine: New data shows a paradox in the U.S. wine industry last year with more regular wine drinkers, but consuming in falling volumes...
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