Duckhorn raises $300k for wine country fire relief

California's Duckhorn Wine Company has donated more than US$300,000 to support a charity rebuilding homes in Sonoma County, Napa Valley and Mendocino County following the devastating wildfires that swept through the region in October.   

Northern California wine country back open for business

Following the wildfires that swept through northern California killing 42 people and damaging wineries and vineyards, the message from businesses is that they are back open for business.

The wildfires will make us stronger, says Napa winemaker

“We will come out better than ever” said Napa-based winemaker Chris Carpenter as he works to save the “great” 2017 vintage in the wake of the Californian wildfires.

California 2017: Regional reports

With the 2017 vintage in California being hailed as excellent despite a summer heat wave and the wildfires in the north of the state, here are the regional reports from each of the major AVAs from north to south.

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