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Thursday 21 August 2014

Napa

Napa struck by earthquake

California’s famous wine-producing Napa region has been struck by an earthquake, waking residents with loud rumbles near its epicentre.

Tuesday, August 5th, 2014 No Comments »

Napa Valley kicks off 2014 harvest

Napa Valley producers are hoping for a third bumper vintage in a row this year, as the region’s annual harvest gets underway.

Wednesday, July 30th, 2014 No Comments »

Vera Trinchero Torres of Sutter Home dies

Napa wine pioneer and owner of the Sutter Home Winery, Vera Trinchero Torres, has passed away at the age of 76.

Tuesday, July 29th, 2014 No Comments »

Chinese firm buys Quixote winery

Napa’s Quixote Winery has been sold to a Chinese-owned firm for US$29 million.

Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014 No Comments »

Moët moves Aussie winemaker to Napa

Moët Hennessy’s wine division has moved winemaker Robert Mann from Margaret River’s Cape Mentelle to Napa’s Newton Vineyard.

Monday, July 21st, 2014 No Comments »

Mondavi turns ‘water witch’ in drought

As severe drought continues to grip all of California, several of the region’s winemakers are turning an age-old practice to protect their vines.

Thursday, July 3rd, 2014 3 Comments »

Winery’s left-over skins turned into crisps

A baked snack made from “grape flour” milled from the seeds and skins of Sonoma County grapes is making waves on the US snack scene.

Thursday, July 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

Wildfire rips through Napa wine country

A wildfire has swept through Napa’s Pope Valley destroying nearly 4,000 acres of land, but the wine region’s valuable vineyards are not yet affected.

Thursday, July 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

Napa forum MW asks ‘is wine still cool?’

A group of 80 winemakers, marketeers and media gathered in Napa this month for the second annual “Wine Conversations” forum, with one MW posing the question, is wine still cool?

Monday, June 30th, 2014 No Comments »

Auction Napa Valley raises record $18.4m

Auction Napa Valley 2014 broke its record for the second year in a row this weekend raising a staggering $18.4 million.

Monday, June 9th, 2014 No Comments »

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