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Afternoon Brief, April 2

Science and the Future of Winemaking: Winemaking combines art and science, and producers have never had more technological tools available to understand and leverage the latter...

Afternoon Brief, November 30

Napa Vintner, Oregon Officials Meet to Defuse Wine-Labeling Dispute: Oregon regulators and a California winery accused of misrepresenting the Oregon origins of its bestselling pinot noir, an act which infuriated local winemakers, said Thursday after a preliminary meeting they're hopeful they can resolve the dispute...

Afternoon Brief, April 15

North Coast Grape Acreage Losing Ground: Vineyard acreage declined slightly across much of the North Coast in 2015 for the second consecutive year, with dips in Sonoma, Napa and Mendocino counties offset by robust growth in Lake County, according to figures released Thursday...

Afternoon Brief, April 8

Another Glassy-Winged Sharpshooter Egg Mass Discovered in Napa: For the second time this spring, the Napa County Agricultural Commissioner's Office discovered a viable glassy-winged sharpshooter egg mass during a plant shipment inspection, the county announced Friday...

Afternoon Brief, March 18

Treasury and E.&J. Gallo on Premiumization Plans: With premium wines showing robust growth in the U.S. market, it's no surprise that some of the industry's biggest players are ramping up their efforts at higher pricing tiers...

California’s Wine Industry the Big Winner in PD/GWSS Referendum

Sacramento, Calif., June 18, 2015 – California’s winegrape growers voted overwhelming to continue the assessment on winegrapes to fund research on Pierce’s disease and...

Afternoon Brief, June 4

Health Watch: Red Wine Compounds Fight the Common Cold: Employee-lounge snack purveyors, take note: People who consume flavonoids, compounds found in red wine and other plant-based foods, take fewer sick days from work, according to new research from New Zealand...

PD/GWSS Referendum Extended to June 10

The CDFA announced today that it is extending the voting deadline for the PD/GWSS referendum to June 10. This is being done to ensure...

Returned Ballots Presently 15% Short of Threshold for Validation Growers...

Sacramento, CALIF, April 30, 2015…. Over 1,000 outstanding ballots need to be returned by May 11 in order to validate the vote on continuing...

Afternoon Brief, April 13

Yellow Tail and Constellation off to Kangaroo Court: Aussie vintners hope a Canadian wine company will roo the day it allegedly used a logo featuring Australia's favourite marsupial...

Wine and Growers Organizations Across the State Line Up in Support...

Sacramento, Calif., April 2, 2015 – The list of winegrape grower and vintner groups urging a ‘YES’ vote on the   Pierce’s Disease/Glassy-Winged Sharpshooter (PD/GWSS)...

Afternoon Brief, March 27

Screwcap triumphs over cork in maturation test: A selection of top Australian wines matured under both screwcap and cork led to "ground breaking" results during a blind tasting at this week's Vinitaly...

Afternoon Brief, March 6

Marin officials find Glassy-Winged Sharpshooter in nursery shipment: An official with the Marin County Department of Agriculture found a glassy-winged sharpshooter last Thursday while inspecting a shipment from a nursery in Ventura County, according to county officials...

Afternoon Brief, March 2

Spadarotto named Coppola successor CEO: Steven Spadarotto moved from the helm of a major Napa Valley winery to became co-CEO of filmmaker Francis Ford Coppola's resort, dining and most of his wine businesses...

PD Referendum Website Launched to Help Inform Winegrape Grower/Vintner Community

Sacramento, Calif., March 2, 2015 – Winegrape growers and vintners anxious to better understand why their “yes” votes are needed for the upcoming Pierce’s...