Category: Wineries

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30 July

It has been a long, tough road through the pandemic to this point in time in mid-2021. Some wineries were irreparably harmed by the extended shutdowns from Covid-19, while others weathered the storm intact.  Overall projected wine industry revenue was down by 14 percent for the year 2020. Compounded by wildfires throughout the west coast’s […]

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29 January

As time marches on, we are becoming more keenly aware of the effects of climate change. Agriculture in especially, is susceptible to the effects of a warming planet.  Because of their ultra-sensitivity to weather conditions, wine grapes may be harbingers for the rest of our planet’s crops. These cherished orbs of sweetness, rendering us complex […]

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25 September

This week we explore the phenomenon of boutique wineries. There are numerous, quality, diverse and interesting wineries that fall in this category within the Sierra Foothill region of California. Many wine connoisseurs from the bay area and beyond leave successful careers as lawyers, money managers and IT engineers to embrace their dreams by opening up […]

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