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CAWG Mourns the Passing of Founding Chair Richard Keehn

SACRAMENTO, Jan. 8, 2020 – The California Association of Winegrape Growers (CAWG) is saddened to share that Richard Keehn, a founding member of CAWG...

CAWG Elects New Board Officers and Directors

Mike Testa Assumes Role as Chair SACRAMENTO, Nov. 20, 2019 – The California Association of Winegrape Growers (CAWG) has announced the election of new board...

Winegrape Growers Affected by Wildfires Can Apply for Assistance Through WHIP+

SACRAMENTO, Sept. 11, 2019 – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue this week announced that growers who suffered crop losses due to natural disasters...

Afternoon Brief, July 17

Gallo Deal Uncertainty Delaying Grape Purchases: The sale between two major winemakers is keeping some grapes from being purchased. The $1.7 billion deal in which E&J Gallo Winery would buy 34 wine and spirit labels from Constellation Brands remains in limbo after being announced back in April ...

Afternoon Brief, June 5

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: New Privacy Law Puts California Wineries at a Competitive Disadvantage The California Consumer Privacy Act is intended to...

CAWG Applauds Federal Funding for Smoke Exposure Research

SACRAMENTO, June 4, 2019 – The House Appropriations Committee on June 4 approved a bill that includes $1.5 million in research funding to address...

CAWG Statement on Passing of $19.1 Billion Disaster Assistance Bill by...

SACRAMENTO, June 4, 2019 – California Association of Winegrape Growers (CAWG) President John Aguirre has issued the following statement: “In November 2018, in the wake...

2019 CAWG Summer Conference in Sonoma June 25-26

SACRAMENTO, May 23, 2019 – The 2019 California Association of Winegrape Growers (CAWG) Summer Conference will be held June 25-26 at the Fairmont Sonoma...

Fourth Annual CAWG Foundation Gala to Support Student Scholarships

SACRAMENTO, March 29, 2019 – The California Association of Winegrape Growers (CAWG) Foundation helps children of winegrape grower employees achieve their academic dreams by...

Important Crush Report May Be Impacted by Government Shutdown

SACRAMENTO, January 9, 2019 – The ongoing federal government shutdown, which began Dec. 22, may soon affect a key program of great importance to...

Lake County Winegrape Growers Focus Post-Fire Relief Efforts on Research

Growers Collaborate with Experts to Minimize Wildfire Impact in Future Years Kelseyville, Calif. November 15, 2018 - With an increase in the number and duration...

California Winegrape Growers Affected by Wildfires Seek Support from Congress

SACRAMENTO, November 13, 2018 – Leaders of five California agricultural organizations have joined together to request Congress include the state’s winegrape growers in a...

CAWG Advocates for Agricultural Guestworker Legislation

SACRAMENTO, June 26, 2018 – The California Association of Winegrape Growers (CAWG) today sent an action alert to its grower members urging them to contact...

CAWG Statement on Immigration Legislation

SACRAMENTO, June 21, 2018 – California Association of Winegrape Growers (CAWG) President John Aguirre has issued the following statement: “I am deeply disappointed by the apparent...

CAWG Announces 2018 Awards of Excellence Recipients

SACRAMENTO, June 15, 2018 – The California Association of Winegrape Growers (CAWG) has selected Steve Schafer as the 2018 Grower of the Year and...