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Friday 21 November 2014

Sonoma

Domaine Carneros sued over vineyard name

A small winery on the Sonoma Coast is suing Californian sparkling wine estate Domaine Carneros for copyright infringement over its La Terre Promise vineyard.

Friday, November 21st, 2014 No Comments »

California hails ‘excellent’ 2014 vintage

Despite a devastating earthquake and continued drought, Californian vintners are hailing the 2014 harvest as the “third great vintage of the decade”.

Tuesday, October 28th, 2014 No Comments »

Sheryl Crow partners with US winery

Sheryl Crow has joined up with Chateau St. Jean winery in California’s Sonoma Valley to raise money for Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Thursday, October 2nd, 2014 No Comments »

Woman creates disabled wine guide

A disabled woman frustrated at the lack of information on access when travelling has started a guide to California’s wine country for the disabled.

Thursday, October 2nd, 2014 No Comments »

Plane crashes into Sonoma County vineyard

Two people were injured after a small plane crashed into a vineyard in Sonoma County.

Friday, September 26th, 2014 No Comments »

Napa wineries rattled by 6.1 earthquake

On the eve of the 2014 harvest, Napa Valley wineries were rocked by a 6.1 magnitude earthquake in the early hours of Sunday morning.

Tuesday, August 26th, 2014 No 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 »

Bob Sessions dies aged 82

One of California’s great winemakers, Bob Sessions, has died aged 82.

Thursday, May 15th, 2014 No Comments »

Pernod steps up wine focus as sales slide

Pernod Ricard has returned to the acquisition trail after signing a deal to buy the assets of Kenwood Vineyards in Sonoma, California.

Thursday, April 24th, 2014 No Comments »

The Proust Q&A: Joel Peterson

The “King of Zin” on his insatiable thirst for Champagne, his beloved electric car and drinking Egon Müller Auslese with Einstein.

Friday, March 14th, 2014 No Comments »

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