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 yields, or even a little under average, ind... more

Growers aided by Pierce’s disease funding

The California Association of Winegrape Growers (CAWG) praised the recent inclusion of a $5 million one-year augmentation for the Pierce’s Disease Control Pro... more

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Convention Celebrates Wine Industry Growth

Growth and change in the U.S. wine business over the past 20 years has been nothing short of "breathtaking,"a top executive of Constellation Brands to... more »

Report: Global Warming Could Harm Grape Industry

An NBC News story Tuesday, in which a scientist warned that global warming could have serious consequences on California's multibillion-dollar grape i... more »

Wineries Eke Out a Distribution System

Like giant feet stomping on grapes, the wine wholesaler lobby soundly crushed last year's efforts by Virginia wineries to continue delivery of their o... more »

Illinois Grape, Wine Industries Sinking Economic Roots

Illinois wine and grape industries are so robust that a new economic study surprised even those closest to the vineyards. FarmWeek... more »

Wine Industry Lifts Glasses to Vanishing Grape Glut

The nation has nearly drunk its way out of a six-year wine glut. Sacramento Bee... more »

Southern Growers Discuss Native Grape

Noble and Carlos grape varieties could be the future agriculture niche many area farmers are looking for to make a profit from their land again, accor... more »

Report: North Carolina 10th Largest Wine, Grape Producer

North Carolina has more than doubled the amount of land used to grow grapes to 1,300 acres since 2000, enabling the state to become the 10th largest p... more »

Big Rewards Coming Soon for Patient Winegrape Growers

Overall for wine sellers, 2006 was a strong year with domestic consumption climbing 3 percent to a record of more than 300 million cases. more »

Wine’s Clout Uncorked

In New York state, the wine and grape industry has become an important part of the economy, reflecting what is happening nationally, according to a st... more »

Wine, Grape Industry Has a Heady Bouquet

With 935,000 acres of vineyards and grape farms, nearly 5,000 wineries and 1.1 million jobs, the wine-and-grape industry sends an estimated $162 billi... more »

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