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408, 2022

Lula Cellars – The Deep End’s Hidden Gem Comes of Age

By |August 4, 2022|Categories: California, Digest, Featured, Industry, Marketing and Sales, News, Origin Stories|Tags: |

During a rare chilly and rainy, late-spring day, a friend and I stopped to taste the highly rated wines at Lula Cellars, a small producer in the cooler and foggier “Deep End” of Anderson Valley in Mendocino County.

2305, 2022

Schermeister Winery – Love at Second Sight

By |May 23, 2022|Categories: California, Featured, Industry, News|Tags: |

In 2012, Rob had been making wine for the likes of Mark Aubert and Jayson Pahlmeyer when he took a chance and made 125 cases of his own Napa Valley Pinot Noir employing native yeast fermentation, which has since become his signature style.

1602, 2022

New Legislation Would Expand Online Wine Auctions in California

By |February 16, 2022|Categories: California, Legislation, News|Tags: |

Senator Bill Dodd, D-Napa, announced legislation that would increase the number of annual fundraising auctions that registered nonprofits and trade organizations may conduct. “Expanding the ability to hold these online auctions makes perfect sense given the technology that has emerged during the pandemic to keep us safe,” Sen. Dodd said in a press release. “My bill would allow groups to step up this much-needed fundraising, improving our economy and charitable giving.”

301, 2022

March 31 extension granted for North Bay distillers who direct ship to consumers

By |January 3, 2022|Categories: California, Industry, News|Tags: |

Local craft distillers were given a last-minute reprieve Thursday as a state agency extended an executive order that will allow them to continue to ship directly to consumers as part of a temporary economic relief measure during the pandemic.

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