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News Briefs for November 15, 2016

•For many Napa Valley vintners, 2016 extends a run of exceptional years for Cabernet Sauvignon to five in a row. Continue reading →

Posted in News on November 15, 2016

Caymus Vineyards’ Chuck Wagner Speaks Out On Napa Valley’s Future

Caymus Vineyards has had a fraught relationship with Napa County officials in recent years, with long-running tensions centering on allegations that Caymus violated local Napa ordinances and bottled more wine than permitted. Caymus settled the dispute by paying a $1 million fine to Napa County in 2013, and this May, the company received approval for a modified use permit, the first phase of which mandates that Caymus limit production at its Rutherford-based facility to 110,000 gallons. The winery plans to reduce to that level by 2018. Phase two of the permit allows for an increase to 660,000 gallons following improvements to the facility’s wastewater system. Meanwhile, Caymus will transition much of its production to Solano County’s Suisun Valley, where its new facility is slated to be up and running by 2017. SND associate editor Christina Jelski recently caught up with Caymus owner and winemaker Chuck Wagner to discuss the implications of the Napa dispute. Continue reading →

Posted in News on September 28, 2016

Impact Seminar Snapshot: Shapira, Wagner And Deutsch On The Family Approach To Brand-Building

While much of last week’s Impact Marketing Seminar put the spotlight on digital trends, social media and the Millennial demographic, independent players Heaven Hill Distilleries, Caymus Vineyards and Deutsch Family Wine & Spirits were on hand to discuss the advantages and challenges of being a family-held drinks business. Continue reading →

Posted in News on March 27, 2014