Tag Archives: Sonoma Valley

• Sheryl Crow Partners with Winery to Raise Money for Breast Cancer

Sheryl Crow Partners with Winery to Raise Money for Breast Cancer

Sheryl Crow has joined up with Chateau St. Jean winery in California’s Sonoma Valley to raise money for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The Notes of Hope project will see the winery donate $1 for every bottle of wine sold, up to $100,000, throughout October. The nine-time Grammy award winner said Crow said: “I love this […]

• Ooops. Four Sonoma Valley wineries busted in decoy sting

Ooops. Four Sonoma Valley wineries busted in decoy sting

Tasting room employees at four Sonoma Valley wineries were cited on Saturday for serving alcohol to under-age decoys during a joint sting operation conducted by the Sonoma Police Department and the California Department of Alcohol Beverage Control. Officers from both agencies conducted the operation at 10 Valley wineries over the course of four hours, using […]

• Fiji Water Billionaire Resnick Buys Sonoma Winery

Fiji Water Billionaire Resnick Buys Sonoma Winery

Billionaire Stewart Resnick, owner of California citrus and pistachio farms and brands including Fiji Water, bought Sonoma Valley’s Landmark Vineyards as deals for premium-wine properties rebound. Resnick may double production of Landmark’s highly regarded chardonnay “over a period of time, consistent with quality,” he said in an Aug. 1 telephone interview, a day before completing […]

• See how the other half lives: Sonoma Valley wine auction rakes in $511k

See how the other half lives: Sonoma Valley wine auction rakes in $511k

If you consider auctions a barometer of the economy, the Sonoma Valley Harvest Wine Auction showed signs of an economic upturn, raising $511,000 on Sunday, up from last year’s take of $330,000. “We’re building each year,” said Honore Comfort, executive director of Sonoma County Vintners, one of the organizations behind the auction. “We knew going […]