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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’06 Grape Harvest Smaller, Worth More

The state's grape crop in 2006 was smaller than 2005 but worth more, the New York Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) reported. Business First of B... more »

California Grape Production Drops

California's 2006 grape crush totaled 3,479,933 tons, down 20 percent from the record 2005 crush of 4,330,064 tons, according to the USDA's National A... more »

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 »

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