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Saturday 13 February 2016

Sonoma

Napa prepares for Super Bowl 50

Napa Valley is gearing up for an influx of visitors arriving for the Super Bowl this weekend.

Thursday, February 4th, 2016 No Comments »

California slams wine shortage claims

The body representing the Californian wine trade has hit back at a report which suggests the damage to vineyards caused by wildfires has led to a worryingly low-yielding 2015 vintage.

Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016 4 Comments »

Sonoma beats Napa in cult Cab comparative

Napa may not be California’s best place for “cult” Cabernet, after Sonoma came out on top at a comparative tasting in London last week.

Tuesday, October 13th, 2015 3 Comments »

Smoke taint threat from California wildfires

There are fears among California vintners that the wildfires currently raging in the state may affect grapes with smoke taint.

Thursday, August 6th, 2015 2 Comments »

Doobie Brothers’ manager sells Sonoma winery

Vintage Wine Estates has confirmed its purchase of Sonoma’s BR Cohn Winery from Bruce Cohn, the manager of American rock band The Doobie Brothers.

Tuesday, July 28th, 2015 1 Comment »

Californian wine struggling with supply

There is a “growing mismatch” between supply and demand that is badly hampering the Californian wine industry, new analysis has claimed.

Friday, July 3rd, 2015 No Comments »

Benziger Winery sold to The Wine Group

Benziger Family Winery has been sold to The Wine Group in a deal that closed on Monday for an undisclosed sum.

Tuesday, June 9th, 2015 No Comments »

Gallo buys J Vineyards

E&J Gallo has acquired Sonoma-based sparkling wine producer J Vineyards & Winery for an undisclosed sum.

Wednesday, March 25th, 2015 No Comments »

Meiburg MW added to symposium lineup

Debra Meiburg MW has been added to the lineup of speakers due to appear at the upcoming Women of the Vine symposium in California.

Wednesday, February 11th, 2015 No Comments »

Hobbs to pay $100K for bulldozing Christmas tree farm

US winemaker Paul Hobbs has been asked to pay $100,000 for land-use violations including bulldozing a Christmas tree farm in Sonoma and turning it into a vineyard.

Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015 No Comments »

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