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News Briefs for January 21, 2020

•In October 2017, as wildfires burned 245,000 acres and damaged nearly a dozen wineries across Northern California, many vintners wondered what would become of their grapes still hanging on the vines, as well as their wines fermenting in inaccessible cellars. Continue reading →

Posted in News on January 21, 2020

News Briefs for January 7, 2020

•SPI Group has named Christophe Chauvet as the CEO of Tenute del Mondo, the group’s wine division. Continue reading →

Posted in News on January 7, 2020

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

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