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Sonoma County Winegrowers name new Director of Marketing and Public Relations

Santa Rosa, Calif., (November 27, 2017) – Sonoma County Winegrowers has received a great deal of media attention in recent years.  From being recognized a global leader in its quest for 100% wine sustainability to providing insight on annual harvests to most recently sharing a perspective on the impact of last month’s fires has required a lot of interaction with …

Lessons to be Learned From Northern California Fires

  Lakeport, Calif., (October 26, 2017) – It’s Deja Vu all over again 
- Yogi Berra   Once again I’m asked to provide some perspective on yet another catastrophic situation affecting the North Coast. In 2015, it was the Valley Fire. In 2016, it was the Clayton Fire. This year there are so many fires I’m having difficulty recalling their …

Sonoma County Grape Growers Foundation Establishes Housing Support for Ag Workers Displaced by Fires

Santa Rosa, Calif., (October 23, 2017) – With firefighters gaining control of fires throughout Sonoma County, the Grape Growers Foundation (SCGGF) announced today it is partnering with the Sonoma County Farm Bureau to establish a housing recovery fund for ag workers and their families who were displaced from their homes by last week’s devastating fires. The fund will serve to …

Preparing to Evacuate During Wildfire? These Checklists Can Help

Davis, Calif., (October 20, 2017) – As more than 20 major wildfires burn in Northern California, residents in those regions need to be ready to evacuate on short notice. The wind-driven fires are moving quickly and can change direction unexpectedly. “It is pretty tense here as the fire north of us keeps circling back and forth,” said Glenn McGourty, UC …

Allied Grape Growers Address North Coast Wildfire Situation

Allied Grape Growers Address North Coast Wildfire Situation

It is devastating to see our friends in the wine industry, neighbors and families losing their homes and in some cases, their lives to these destructive wildfires. Learn about the current status of the situation from both the community and wine industry perspective by watching this video interview with Nat DiBuduo, President of Allied Grape Growers, and what you can …

Anderson Family Ranch: 159 Years of Sonoma County Agriculture

Santa Rosa, Calif., (October 17, 2017) – Twin brothers Henry and John Himbauch bought two 415 acre parcels on Petaluma Hill Road in August of 1848. The brothers had previously owned 83 acres in Two Rock, but when the opportunity arose to purchase the pieces of the Cotati Ranch, the family knew that was where they wanted to live. At …

Wildfires in Wine Country

The California Association of Winegrape Growers (CAWG) is saddened by the loss of lives, structures and property due to wildfires in Napa, Sonoma and Mendocino counties. We share our deepest sympathies with the thousands of people who have been and will be affected by this tragedy. We are grateful to the firefighters, first responders and community members who are helping …

CAWG Statement on Wine Country Wildfires

CAWG Statement on Wine Country Wildfires - California Ag Network

SACRAMENTO, October 10, 2017 – The California Association of Winegrape Growers (CAWG) is saddened by the loss of lives, structures and property due to wildfires in Napa, Sonoma and Mendocino counties. We share our deepest sympathies with the thousands of people who have been and will be affected by this tragedy. We are grateful to the firefighters, first responders and community members …

Cooler Weather and Thunder Storms Are the Latest Additions to Sonoma County’s 2017 Wine Harvest Saga

Sonoma Grape Harvest - California Ag Network

Santa Rosa, Calif., (October 3, 2017) – When the book is closed on the 2017 Sonoma County winegrape harvest, “weather” will need to dominate the conversation as Mother Nature continues to impact the efforts of local farmers as they harvest this year’s crop.  The year began with record winter rainfall, followed by a mild spring, a scorching summer and finally …

Sonoma County Wine Harvest Off to a Fast Start

Santa Rosa, Calif., (September 11, 2017) – Ask any winegrape grower to describe the grape harvest in Sonoma County and you typically hear “harvest time is like a marathon.”  When it comes to the 2017, harvest has taken off like a sprint and the pace shows no sign of letting up until the end of harvest. August delivered some of …

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