Tag Archives: Napa California

• Napa Earthquake Leads to Wine Bucket Challenge. Who’s Game?

Napa Earthquake Leads to Wine Bucket Challenge. Who’s Game?

When life — or an earthquake — breaks your wine bottles, make it a challenge. This is one stain to be proud of. When life — or an earthquake — breaks your bottles and smashes your barrels, collect the wine in a bucket — and dump it on your head. Following Sunday’s 6.0-magnitude temblor in Napa, […]

• Earthquake rattles, doesn’t wreck Napa wineries

Earthquake rattles, doesn’t wreck Napa wineries

Near the height of annual harvesting and tourist season, California’s Napa Valley wineries were struck hard by Sunday’s magnitude-6.0 earthquake, but many reported surprisingly light damage. The early morning earthquake, whose epicenter was about 9 miles south of Napa, jolted residents and had winemakers scrambling to check their homes and businesses. “It was a very […]

• Recession Not Over for Wine Industry

At Napa financial symposium, some express doubt that wine sales will ever return to ‘normal’. Napa, Calif. — The announcement by the government that the recession officially ended in July 2009 drew laughs from wine industry investors and players, who absorbed a torrent of information at the 19th annual Wine Industry Financial Symposium (WIFS) held […]