Dual driven vineyard

Twins Randall and Brad Lange are fourth-generation growers and namesake of LangeTwins, a large vineyard operation in four counties based near Lodi that was recently honored by growers across Californi... more

California winegrape growers soaked with concerns

The current season is bringing mixed results for California winegrape growers, who had an unexpectedly wet winter. The harvest is shaping up to show average yie... more

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Financial assistance from USDA’s Tree Assistance Program 

Financial assistance for lost vines due to the wildfires (or other natural disasters) is available through the Tree Assistance Program (TAP), a progra... more »

Fundraising effort benefits areas hit by California wildfires

In the wake of the devastating Northern California wildfires, participating wineries and other wine loving businesses throughout California are donati... more »

Napa Valley winemakers optimistic as wine region recovering

Despite Mother Nature challenging Napa, Sonoma, Mendocino, Solano and Lake Counties in unimaginable ways, the tragic wildfires of the past 10 days hav... more »

California, Chile to co-host webinar on precision agriculture

Sensors that tell growers how much water to use; drones that can fly over operations and asses the health of crops; real-time data at the fingertips o... more »

Grape rootstocks released for commercialization in Europe

The University of California, Davis, and Global Plant Genetics, a European company that manages intellectual property for various crops, have entered ... more »

UC Davis: small part of 2017 grape harvest hit by fires

Firstly, our thoughts are with those impacted by the current wildfires in Northern California. Please contact us if we can be of service in any capaci... more »

Economists report on impact of wildfires on wine industry

Due to numerous inquiries about how the wildfires will affect the wine industry and wine and grape markets, University of California economists James ... more »

California winegrape growers issue statement on wildfires

The California Association of Winegrape Growers (CAWG) issued a statement Oct. 10 in which it said it "is saddened by the loss of lives, structures an... more »

Nufarm announces its new herbicide, Grapple

Nufarm Americas this week rolled out a new herbicide, Grapple. With the active ingredient rimsulfuron, Grapple offers outstanding broad-spectrum pr... more »

‘We are resilient,’ say Napa Valley Vinters

The Napa Valley Vinters trade association said Oct. 11 that despite wildfires destroying lives and vineyards, the area is strong and resilient. "The... more »

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