Tag Archives: Healdsburg

• Know where your wine grapes came from? These online maps can tell you

Know where your wine grapes came from? These online maps can tell you

“I’ve been spending some time in wine country recently, renting a cabin from friends. Every morning I sit out on the deck, drinking coffee, reading, and admiring the view, which you can see in a photo below. In the time I’ve been here, the vineyard across the way has turned from sparse and brown to […]

• Business booms for custom crush wineries in Sonoma County

Business booms for custom crush wineries in Sonoma County

“Wearing his Bermuda shorts and a T-shirt,with a San Francisco Giants cap tucked snugly around his head, Brian Kobler freely admits that he doesn’t represent the glamour of the wine industry. Kobler’s work within the last month has been hectic and decidedly more blue-collar as he braved the mid 90-degree heat bearing down in the […]

• Sonoma Winegrowers say frost protection rules could create economic havoc

Sonoma County winegrowers are predicting economic havoc if proposed new state regulations go into effect next year that would crimp their use of Russian River water for vineyard frost protection. A study released last week shows the proposed new rules “will severely impact California’s economy and tax base and even damage the entire nation both […]