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New grant program will fund sustainable winegrowing

Posted on May 13, 2015
New grant program will fund sustainable winegrowing

Sonoma County Winegrowers (SCW) have launched a new grantmaking program to support county-wide sustainable wine growing efforts. SCW... Continue

Oysters, brisket, & pinot, oh mi!

Posted on May 12, 2015
Oysters, brisket, & pinot, oh mi!

This past weekend over a hundred Pinot Gris and Noir fans gathered at Kenwood’s Landmark Vineyards for their annual Spring... Continue

Gay Wine Weekend seeking volunteers

Posted on May 7, 2015
Gay Wine Weekend seeking volunteers

Volunteers needed for the 2015 Gay Wine Weekend! (Out in the Vineyard) Sonoma Valley’s annual Gay Wine Weekend is seeking volunteers... Continue

Big Wine fails to dry farm during California’s drought

Posted on May 7, 2015

This article is a guest column by Shepherd Bliss California Governor Jerry Brown spent this year’s Earth Day at the elite Iron Horse... Continue

Making tea out of Sonoma wine skins

Posted on April 30, 2015
Making tea out of Sonoma wine skins

Republic of Tea’s “Sonoma Teas” (Republic of Tea) Novato based tea company, The Republic of Tea, has launched a new... Continue

Crash course: Sonoma Food & Wine Tour

Posted on April 30, 2015
Crash course: Sonoma Food & Wine Tour

Renee ReBell founded the Sonoma Food & Wine Tour last year to celebrate the cuisine, wine and history of Sonoma. The first of... Continue

Sonoma tree fight; SDC politics; Bruce Cohn on the radio and more

Posted on April 29, 2015
Sonoma tree fight; SDC politics; Bruce Cohn on the radio and more

Regarding the issue of cutting down oak trees on Broadway, irony is in full bloom. At the April 21 meeting at which the council postponed... Continue

The easiest, cheapest way to improve wine

Posted on April 29, 2015
The easiest, cheapest way to improve wine

If you are like so many wine lovers who open a bottle of red wine minutes before serving it to yourself or your guests, you’re missing... Continue

Going clonal at Envolve Winery

Posted on April 27, 2015
Going clonal at Envolve Winery

Release the clones! The Pinot Clonal Experience at Envolve Winery (Sarah Stierch, CC BY 4.0) When I heard that Envolve Winery was launching... Continue

Mike Benziger named Green Personality of the Year

Posted on April 23, 2015
Mike Benziger named Green Personality of the Year

Mike Benziger has been named 2015 Green Personality of the Year by Drinks Business, the leading spirits, beer and wine magazine in... Continue