Grapes

Feds, states pouring money into private wineries

Dick Seibert has lost money every year since he opened Knob Hall Winery in rural Maryland in 2006. San Francisco ChronicleTo read more, click here. more »

Talkin’ Shop: Harvest

In this issue of Talkin' Shop we asked readers: What’s your harvest been like this year? This year was light to average for crop yield. Price was good – same as last year. No real... more »

10 great places for local wines

While Napa Valley gets the most attention, winemakers are busier than ever around the nation, says blogger Jeff Siegel, who founded DrinkLocalWine.com with Dave McIntyre, wine critic for The Washington Post. USA TodayTo read more,... more »

Mexico puts tariff on apples, other goods

The Mexican government has imposed tariffs on more imported U.S. goods, including fresh and dried apples and other produce items. The 20-percent tariffs are part of Mexico’s retaliation for the United States’ refusal to open... more »

Mexico puts tariffs on apples again

By Matt Milkovich, Managing EditorThe Mexican government has imposed tariffs on more imported U.S. goods, including fresh and dried apples and other produce items.The 20-percent tariffs are part of Mexico’s retaliation for the United States’... more »

Fruit, nut prices up from a year ago

According to a July 30 price report from the National Agricultural Statistics Service, the U.S. fruit and nut industry received about the same overall price for its crops in July as it did in June.... more »

Editor’s Letter

By Matt Milkovich Managing Editor I detected more than a hint of sarcasm in the title: “Take Our Jobs.” On June 24, Arturo Rodriguez, president of United Farm Workers, and two other speakers announced the... more »

Invasive Vineyard Moth Found in 5th Calif. County

A vineyard-devouring moth has been found in Fresno County, marking an expanded threat by the invasive pest to California wine country. Silicon Valley Mercury NewsClick here to read the rest of the story. more »


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