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A moth that can cause significant harm to vineyards was discovered in
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I think this will add other element for the Napa Valley and all the tourists.
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I cannot see this happening very soon. With the tech boom, comes the wine country boom. http://www.northbaybusinessjournal.com/northbay/napacounty/4124173-181/expert-prepare-for-extraordinary-napa#page=1#ki36XUcckv1gvSEr.97
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One of our favorite restaurants in #Healdsburg
It’s open, it’s closed, it’s open… The saga of Bistro Ralph in Healdsburg has been unfolding for more than year now, and finally, it's come to this: the longtime restaurant on The Plaza is staying ...
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Great for the consumer of value and bargain wines.
“I predict prices for varieties other than Cabernet Sauvignon will continue to decline through harvest,” Brian Clements says. “If you’re still waiting to sell North Coast grapes because you’re asking an above-market price you may be surprised just how low they could go for certain varieties.”
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Sustainability should be part of every winery's goal.
The buzzword in the North Coast wine industry is sustainability. The
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Long Meadow Ranch winery reaches into Mendocino County.
Long Meadow Ranch in Rutherford has bought a 145-acre parcel in Mendocino
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Found a bottle of Gundlach Bunschu 1902 Cabernet buried. 
Turning a former liquor packaging facility into a plush tech office was no small task. “Our architects told us this is going to be the most gorgeous office you will ever see if you do the work, but it’s going to be a hell of a project, it’s going to be really hard,” Rusenko said. [...] they were 100 percent correct. Weebly, a Web-hosting and Web-building service, worked with architect Charles F. Bloszies, Huntsman Architectural Group and other...
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  • WineCountryGetaways LLC
    Owner, 2003 - present
    I am the owner and editor of the popular Website WineCountryGetaways.com
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In search of wine, food, and other delights.
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Janelle and I travel the world in search of wine, food, and other delights. 
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I am the owner and editor of the Web's best guide to the California Wine Country. Voted number one by Chris, Jeff, and Dave.
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Napa County warns farmers of harmful moth discovery
www.pressdemocrat.com

A moth that can cause significant harm to vineyards was discovered in

Culinary Institute offers new life to vacant Copia building
napavalleyregister.com

When the Copia signs were removed from its former building at 500 First Street, most Napans probably assumed the name was gone for good.

Jackson Family Wines’ investments in sustainability pay off
www.pressdemocrat.com

The buzzword in the North Coast wine industry is sustainability. The

A surprising market for North Coast wine grapes | Grapes content from We...
westernfarmpress.com

“I predict prices for varieties other than Cabernet Sauvignon will continue to decline through harvest,” Brian Clements says. “If you’re sti

Grand jury wants more winery audits
napavalleyregister.com

Napa County’s policy of choosing 20 wineries at random each year to see if they are complying with county rules doesn’t go far enough for th

Argentina trials ancient Italian grape
www.thedrinksbusiness.com

The grape, which stems from Campania, was first registered by Doña Paula in 2006, when it planted Casavecchia in the Los Indios vineyard, in

How Many Wineries Are Enough?
www.winesandvines.com

Bulk wine production in Napa County has soared because of new winemaking facilities that are not required to use 75% county grapes because t

Early Bud Break Brings Frost Worries
www.winesandvines.com

The Carneros AVA that straddles Napa and Sonoma counties in California showed signs of growth this weekend. San Rafael, Calif.—With bud brea

Cork makes a comeback in Wine Country
www.pressdemocrat.com

For a product that has been around hundreds of years, the natural

County gives tentative OK to Melka Winery
napavalleyregister.com

A proposed Melka Winery near St. Helena has scored an initial victory at a time when some people are questioning whether Napa Valley has too

Cork releases beneficial phenolics to wine
www.thedrinksbusiness.com

In a discussion yesterday with the drinks business about innovation in the cork industry, Cabral said that his research was currently focuse

5 Beautiful Wine Country Hikes | 7x7
www.7x7.com

Strap on those boots, pick up that walking stick, and hit the trails for a beautiful springtime hike.

California Vineyards Report Early Bud Break
www.winesandvines.com

In 2010 Bien Nacido Vineyards reported bud break in mid- to late March (above). This year, vineyard manager Chris Hammell said buds are star

Kendall-Jackson Owners Buy California Pinot Noir Powerhouse Siduri Wines...
www.winespectator.com

Adam Lee will continue as winemaker; Jackson Family Wines sees potential in single-vineyard Pinot Noir

Number of North American Wineries Grows 7%
www.winesandvines.com

San Rafael, Calif.—The number of wineries in North America grew at a faster pace in 2014, as 599 net new wineries were in business, or 7.1%

A New Generation of Elegant, Well-Priced Chablis
online.wsj.com

A group of young vinters in Burgundy are experimenting with winemaking techniques to produce a new crop of distinctive, and very reasonably

Instant Wine Geek | Drinking Out Loud | News & Features | Wine Spect...
www.winespectator.com

Wine Spectator contributing editor Matt Kramer presents four unknown wine grapes that aspiring wine geeks should know.

Dining Tip: Braised Short Ribs for Fall | Dining Tips | News & Featu...
www.winespectator.com

Fall is upon us, and that means it's time to start thinking about the new ingredients of the season. Cape Cod chef Matthew Tropeano of Pain

Jackson Family Wines launches new Burgundy wine division
www.pressdemocrat.com

Jackson Family Wines has launched a new wine division that will focus

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