Tag Archives: Contra Costa County

• CA: Non-Profit Formed to Study Terrain in Contra Costa County

CA: Non-Profit Formed to Study Terrain in Contra Costa County

Hannah Nicole Vineyards and Winery, Brentwood’s first winery, today announced that it is spearheading a new non-profit organization, The Diablo Foothills Winegrowers Association. The organization’s purpose will be to underscore current efforts of the Contra Costa Winegrowers Association to formally establish a unique American Viticultural Area (AVA) for Contra Costa County. Key initiatives of The […]

• Contra Costa County Emerging Wine Industry Rivals Napa

Contra Costa County Emerging Wine Industry Rivals Napa

Bigger isn’t necessarily better in Contra Costa County when it comes to winemaking. With most growers in Walnut Creek and Lamorinda producing fewer than 1,000 cases, boutique craftsmanship equals — and some say trumps — what Napa can produce. Tim Jochner runs Shadowbrook Winery’s production and tasting parties out of a home off Walnut Creek’s […]