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2023 Napa Valley Vintage: Winemakers Say It’s Superior

“If you didn’t make great wine this year, you probably shouldn’t be in the business.”…

Livermore Valley wine
The Side Project That’s Bolstering Livermore Valley’s Wine Identity

Arriving at San Francisco International Airport, those passionate about Pinot typically make their way north…

Ross Knoll Vineyard
Ross Knoll Vineyard: 7 Years in the Making

Owning a vineyard in wine country is a faraway dream for many. Walking in the…

A Guide To Sustainable Wine Certifications in the U.S.

Consumers are increasingly environmentally aware, seeking sustainable products in their day-to-day, and their wine-buying habits…

Napa Valley AVAs
A Guide to the 16 Napa Valley AVAs

Spanning just 30 miles (48km), Napa Valley is concise in its geography and global messaging:…

Collective Napa Valley
How Collective Napa Valley’s $2M Fundraising Goal Addresses Urgent Environmental Needs

This article is written in partnership with Napa Valley Vintners. Action is needed in the climate crisis facing…

San Luis Obispo Coast
Coast Meets Vines: The ‘Cool’ San Luis Obispo Coast AVA

Nestled along the Pacific Ocean, on the central coast of California, lies the San Luis…

Lodi Zinfandel
Transforming Lodi Zinfandel, A Journey From Cloyingly Sweet To Thoughtfully Balanced

We shudder to think of the days when White Zinfandel dominated the menus of our…

tin city
Changemakers at Paso Robles’ Tin City Blend Wine, Culture, and Ingenuity

Among the rolling vineyards and stunning mountain views of central California’s Paso Robles wine region…

Cienega Valley
The Cienega Valley Soil Secret That Gifts Affordable Bourgogne-Style Wines

As Bourgogne wine prices continue to skyrocket, consumers search for more affordable options elsewhere. Unfortunately,…

5 Pioneering Women Who Are Altering the California Winemaking Industry

Wine is an industry that is still very much dominated by men, particularly when it…

Paso Robles wine tasting
Insider’s Guide to 7 Unique Paso Robles Wine Tasting Experiences

Reflecting the same going-rogue attitude as the wines poured in the region are several unique…