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Introducing Knapp Winemaker: Vanessa Hoffman

Advertising March 11 – From the age of eight, Vanessa was fascinated by the romantic idea of ​​being a winemaker. Eager to learn as much as possible, Vanessa spent time working in the vineyard, cellar, laboratory and tasting room. Although his hands-on experience may have humbled his childhood romantic notions associated with winemaking, his passion […]

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Lily Belli on food: Santa Cruz coffee shoes, the return of reusable items and the move from downtown Big Basin

…Don’t forget your cup of coffee the next time you visit your favorite cafe: Under a new ordinance, you can get 25 cents off—or be assessed 25 cents if you forget. Starting today, we will once again be able to bring reusable containers and cups to restaurants and cafes in the city of Santa Cruz, […]

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Some of California’s most exciting new wines come from San Luis Obispo’s coastal vineyards

I keep coming across wines from a particular slice of central California that taste incredibly delicious. The San Luis Obispo Coast, as this area is called, is sandwiched between the best-known wine regions of Paso Robles and Santa Barbara County. But given the terroir conditions and the excitement of the young winemakers here, it looks […]

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First Napa Valley Auction Surpasses $2 Million at Online and In-Person Event | Local News

The 26th annual Napa Valley Vintner Auction raised just over $2 million Saturday in St. Helena. Returning to its traditional February date, after COVID-19 disrupted its 2021 schedule, the auction was a hybrid of an in-person event, combined with online streaming, which allowed bidders from around the world to compete. for 109 batches of unique […]

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Old Pueblo Cellars Embraces Classic Winemaking | News

NOTewly Pueblo Cellars Winery opened at the Off The Vine festival, offering organic wines made with traditional techniques. Although Old Pueblo Cellars recently opened on Oasis Road, owner Roger Pelton has had an interest in winemaking since the 1970s. “We became accidental winemakers,” Pelton said. Pelton purchased a large ranch in the fertile Mariposa, California […]

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Original Beringer Vineyard Property for Sale in Napa Valley

NAPA VALLEY, CA – The Beringer name has deep roots in the Napa Valley wine region, and in a rare occasion, the original winery owned by the Beringer brothers and then Charles and Olga Beringer is up for sale. The Napa Valley Wine Country Historic Site is listed for $3.99 million. Just 3 miles from […]

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Sonoma County wine entrepreneur embarks on second act with Marine Layer brand, syrah project

It’s a story repeated on occasion in the Sonoma County wine industry in recent years. A young entrepreneur creates a brand that takes hold in the market, then a bigger company comes calling with a big salary to buy them out and grow the label. After a period under a non-compete agreement, the winemaker begins […]

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Opolo Vineyards Promotes Jeff Faber to National Sales Manager

Advertising February 2 – Paso Robles, Calif.—Opolo Vineyards announced today that Jeff Faber has been promoted to National Sales Manager, overseeing the winery’s national accounts, distributor relationships and strategic sales initiatives. “Jeff is uniquely positioned to take on this new leadership role at Opolo,” said winery co-owner David Nichols. “He has the history, experience and […]

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Cannabis project next to Pence Vineyards withdrawn | Local News

In a surprise move, the owners of El Dorado Farms on Highway 246 west of Buellton recently pulled their proposed 35-acre cannabis under hoops next to Pence Vineyards & Winery, according to county records. The project had aroused strong opposition from some winegrowers and inhabitants of the region. Blair Pence, who leads the Santa Barbara […]

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Hall, Walt & Baca Wines launch the 2022 season of its Celebrity Happy Hour series

Advertising Jimmy Kimmel, Christina Haack, Shohreh Aghdashloo, Jason Silva added to lineup (ST. HELENA, CALIFORNIA – January 20, 2022) – ROOM, WALT and BACA Wines, a collection of three family-owned wineries located in Napa and Sonoma counties, announced the launch of another season of their celebrity Happy Hour series. The series is airing on three […]

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Which Pennsylvania wineries will be at the 2022 Farm Show? Here is a list of who and when

the Pennsylvania Wine Association will again offer samples at the Farm Show, which begins on Saturday. It’s a list that features several first-time attendees as well as a few wineries familiar to those who have walked the “row of wineries” in the past. They will appear in their usual location in the main hall, booth […]

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Ridgefield Vineyard Wins Seattle Wine Awards Gold

Sebastian Rubino / sebastian@thereflector.com Ridgefield Vineyard and Winery, in Stavalaura, received multiple gold medals at the 2021 Washington State Wine Awards. Joe and Beverly Leadingham planted their first vines to help their daughter Laura’s high school horticulture project in 2003. The project then grew into a successful business for the family. “When she got to […]

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Comb and Sip | To discover

Round Lake Vineyards & Winery is hosting a painting night on January 5th Comb and sip. It is that simple. You don’t have to worry if you’re not Picasso or Monet to enjoy one of the paint and sip classes Round Lake Vineyards & Winery runs each month. You just have to be prepared to […]

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Pioneer Oregon Winery Prepares to Release New Sparkling Wine | Food and recipes

In 2011, just a few years after Chris Fladwood arrived at Soter vineyards‘Mineral Springs Ranch in Carlton, Oregon, he recognized an extraordinary opportunity that would later define his career as a winemaker. It started with something a bit mundane: excess juice. Soter maintains a production facility that aims to reduce the amount of energy and […]

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No reason to complain about High Country wines |

While winter is appreciated for the beautiful snowy landscapes and the cold weather which encourages trendy jackets, the season is also perfect for sitting at home by the fire with light music and a glass of wine. the hand. The big decision is which wine will be in that glass. The High Country has many […]

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Del Vino Vineyard in Northport Expands Tasting Room and Winery

Register for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up to date with the latest coronavirus news across New York City By Bernadette Starzee When Lisa Giachetti and her husband, Fred Giachetti, opened Del Vino Vineyards in Northport three years ago, she was a little nervous. “I was wondering if anyone would show up,” she said. She […]

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Family owned winery in eastern Pennsylvania puts its story on the labels

This is the fifth in a series of Pennsylvania Vineyard Stories. There are two or three things that define Wycombe vineyards apart from the more than 300 other wineries located in Pennsylvania. A distinctive feature is the labels used on more than a dozen wines produces the Bucks County winery. They incorporated family photos into […]

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A Guide to the Santa Ynez Valley in California

Two hours from the scenic Los Angeles coast, there’s a settlement of six small towns nestled along the Santa Ynez Mountains with a budding hospitality scene – boutique wine bars, vineyard tasting rooms Michelin-starred restaurant galore and impeccably-designed redesigned roadside motels. Rightly known in the Santa Ynez Valley, these towns barely have a red light, […]

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Paso Robles Winery Presents Seasonal Wine Giveaways and Comfortable Customer Experience • Paso Robles Press

PASO ROBLES – Opolo Vineyards is getting into the holiday spirit this year with plenty of seasonal gift packs as well as a comfortable guest experience for those who want to treat themselves to a happy afternoon of food and wine. Opolo’s gift Opolo Holiday Gift Sets offer a perfect solution to take the stress […]

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Inside Jay Schottenstein’s Napa Valley Family Vineyard – WWD

NAPA, Calif .– To get to Mayacamas Vineyards, visitors must drive 60 miles north of San Francisco, through the back roads of the Napa Valley wine country, then up a winding single-lane dirt road up the side of a mountain to a location where cell service is limited. The entrance to the domain is based […]

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JUSTIN Vineyards Community Grant applications are now open to local schools and non-profit organizations • Atascadero News

Grants provide youth programs, social services and community initiatives with financial assistance and essential educational resources PASO ROBLES – JUSTIN Vineyards and Winery announced on November 3 that its 2021-2022 community grant applications are now live. JUSTIN will provide a total of $ 250,000 in grants, of which $ 50,000 will be specifically earmarked for […]

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Co-owner of the winery and veteran commissioner of the port of Benton

The Port of Benton is based in Richland. Bob brawdy Herald of the Three Cities Richland, WA A winery owner was beating a 26-year veteran for a spot on the Benton Harbor Commission. Lori Stevens, co-owner of Prosser’s Airfield Estates, leads longtime commissioner Jane Hagarty after the count of the first ballot on Tuesday. Stevens […]

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Dwyane Wade and Julia Coney Join UC Davis Board of Directors

The University of California at Davis, one of the world’s leading wine research centers, this week introduced three new members of its executive committee for the Department of Viticulture and Oenology: three-time NBA champion and co-owner of Wade Cellars. Dwyane Wade, wine writer and founder of the Black Wine Professionals database Julia coney and partner […]

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7 wineries you’ll fall in love with in Idaho’s Lewis-Clark Valley

Idaho has just been discovered as a wine center, but already the brand new American wine-growing area of ​​Lewis-Clark Valley (AVA) has been highly regarded by the wine press. It is an emerging destination for winemaking and combines the best of all worlds. Dedicated winemakers have sought out this region for its unique terrain and […]

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Calistoga’s Picayune Cellars Celebrate 10 Years of Wine Production | Lifestyles

Claire Ducrocq Weinkauf hosted a Picayune Cellars 10th anniversary party that included a lobster dinner, wine, friends and family including her husband Aron Weinkauf, left, and brother Craig Weinkauf. Claire Ducrocq Weinkauf of Caves Picayune de Calistoga celebrated a 10th anniversary Oc. 2. Claire Ducrocq Weinkauf said she feels a deep personal connection to her […]

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Eat, Drink, Savor: Siletto Family Vineyards is a Wonderland for Visiting Winemakers

The nearly three dozen grape varieties range from old favorites to rare and unusual. For the winegrowers of From Napa to Paso Robles, the name “Siletto” is one that ignites the imagination. While the family vineyard grows Cabernets, Pinot Noirs and Chardonnays which are the standard dishes of Californian vineyards, the magic of this vineyard […]

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GO NZ: Discover New Zealand’s Oldest Vineyards and Wineries

Sauvignon Blanc has the wow factor in Marlborough. Photo / MarlboroughNZ Drink in New Zealand’s rich history with a trip to one of our venerable wineries, writes Jo Burzynska. On September 25, 1819, Anglican missionary Reverend Samuel Marsden reported planting New Zealand’s first vines on the Stone Store grounds at Kerikeri in the Bay of […]

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Three wine-related invoices await Newsom’s signature

The California legislature passed three bills this session that would benefit the state’s wine industry and are about to be signed by Governor Gavin Newsom. The measures are supported by the Wine Institute, the state’s main trading group for the industry. The invoices include the SB 19, sponsored by State Senator Steve Glazer, D-Orinda, which […]

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The survival of a Spanish family vineyard saves ungrafted hundred-year-old vines

Image of Almansa Castle in Castilla la Mancha, Spain getty A secret vineyard garden sits 2,300 feet and above elevation in a small wine region called Almansa in Spain, surrounded by limestone mountains called El Mugrón that protect old, dry-grown bush vines that are not grafted. because it is a place that is quite isolated […]

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Opening of a cooperative winemaking space in Gilroy | Gilroy Expedition

Only Tim Slater (owner and owner of Sarah’s Vineyard) could name a business something few can pronounce, but there is an inherent charm to it. Even though the official name of this newly opened bespoke milling facility in Gilroy is Atelier des Savants Fous, you can just call it Atelier (“ah-dire-yay”). Slater said it translates […]

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Gleason Family Vineyards Santa Ynez Valley hotel brand portfolio officially announces Max Marshak as oenologist and Kat Neenan as assistant oenologist

Advertising The seasoned Santa Barbara County winemaking team now produces all “Roblar Winery and Vineyards”, “Refugio Ranch Vineyards” and exclusive “Gleason Family Vineyards” wines. September 2, 2021 – Santa Ynez, California – The Gleason Family Vineyards Santa Ynez Valley brand portfolio (Roblar vineyard and vineyards, Refugio Ranch Vineyards, Royal Oaks Wines) officially announced the new […]

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Wilson Daniels Wholesale Appoints Melissa Shea and Hristo Zisovski New York Sales Directors

Advertising Melissa Shea September 2, 2021 (New York, NY) – Wilson Daniels Wholesale has strengthened its sales team in New York with the appointment of Melissa Shea and Hristo Zisovski as leadership team for the New York metro area. Their extensive experience in the wine industry, both at the supplier and restaurant level, will provide […]

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The future of winemaking is hybrid

Advertising Why American winemakers are looking for non-vitis vinifera grapes –Kathleen willcox There will always be a place for conventionally vitis vinifera product. But, in truth, more and more influential producers and consumers are looking for something with a little more soul and a lot more benefit. Hybrids, especially in the difficult wine-growing area of […]

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Beauregard Vineyards embarks on 76th harvest in the Santa Cruz Mountains

Advertising Bonny Doon, California, – Sep 1, 2021 –Beauregard Vineyards began harvesting Chardonnay from the family’s Beauregard Ranch estate in the wee hours of the morning of September 1, in a blanket of fog. For winemaker Ryan Beauregard, who grew up on Bonny Doon’s ranch where his father Jim still lives, this day not only […]