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Wine Spectator: As Kincade Wildfire Spreads, California Governor Declares Statewide Emergency

As feared, California’s Kincade wildfire moved rapidly through Sonoma County over the weekend, burning thousands of additional acres and claiming both Soda Rock and Field Stone wineries. Continue reading →

Posted in News on October 28, 2019

Wine Spectator: Wildfire Scorches More Than 10,000 Acres In Sonoma Wine Country

In an unfortunate case of déja vu in California, thousands of residents have evacuated parts of northern Sonoma County after a wildfire broke out on the night of Oct. 23 and burned thousands of acres. Continue reading →

Posted in News on October 25, 2019

Sonoma State Survey Shows Tourism Returning After Wine Country Fires

The biggest effects from last year’s wine country wildfires were to the area’s tourism industry, not its vineyards, according to a study released by the Wine Business Institute at Sonoma State University. Continue reading →

Posted in News on January 25, 2018

News Briefs for November 6, 2017

•It’s only been a few weeks since wildfires ravaged parts of Northern California and Spain and Portugal. Continue reading →

Posted in News on November 6, 2017

Wine Spectator: Devastating California Wildfires Spread To New Areas

California emergency officials are now reporting 40 dead as a result of the devastating wine country wildfires. Continue reading →

Posted in News on October 16, 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