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Wine Spectator: Northern California Vintners Assess Wildfire Damage

The smoke and ash remain thick over large parts of Sonoma and Napa Counties, but residents are returning and businesses are reopening. Continue reading →

Posted in News on October 18, 2017

Wine Spectator: Massive California Wine-Country Fires Worsen, Sending More Residents Fleeing

Residents of Northern California wine country were wondering if they would lose everything Wednesday as several large wildfires continued to spread throughout Napa, Sonoma and Mendocino Counties, advancing on more towns, including Calistoga and Geyserville, which are under mandatory evacuation orders, and getting closer to the outskirts of the city of Napa, in the south of the appellation. Continue reading →

Posted in News on October 12, 2017

Wine Spectator: Firefighters Battle Massive Fires in Napa, Sonoma and Mendocino

Cooler temperatures, higher humidity levels and weaker winds on Tuesday allowed firefighters in some of Northern California’s most renowned wine areas to escalate their battle against the devastating wildfires that started Sunday night, spurring an estimated 25,000 people to flee their homes, wiping out entire neighborhoods and scorching more than 100,000 acres. Continue reading →

Posted in News on October 11, 2017

Wine Spectator: At Least 10 Dead And Two Wineries Destroyed As Wildfires Devastate Parts Of Napa And Sonoma Counties

Multiple wildfires spread across large portions of Napa and Sonoma counties Sunday night and early Monday morning, forcing thousands from their homes, burning hundreds of structures and scorching tens of thousands of acres. Continue reading →

Posted in News on October 10, 2017

Santa Barbara’s Fess Parker Winery Branches Out To Napa

Late actor Fess Parker founded his Santa Barbara winery in 1989, and played a key role in building the region’s reputation as a producer of upscale Burgundian varietals. Continue reading →

Posted in News on June 26, 2017

Wine Spectator: Silicon Valley Investment Firm Buys Majority Stake In Napa’s Far Niente Wine Estates

Private equity firm GI Partners has bought a majority stake in Napa’s Far Niente Wine Estates, which includes the Far Niente winery, as well as sister brands Dolce, Nickel & Nickel, EnRoute and Bella Union, Wine Spectator has learned. Continue reading →

Posted in News on May 17, 2016

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