Sonoma, Napa Dominate Nominations For Usa Today’s ‘best In Wine’ Readers’ Choice Awards

Sonoma and Napa were nominated as the best wine regions in North America, and many local wineries were featured in other categories.


Local Wineries, Farmers Scramble For Wildfire Insurance Coverage

California?s lawmakers pass a fix for the state?s FAIR Plan coverage of last resort, but rural property owners say it doesn?t go far enough.


Michigan Attorney General Sues Napa Valley’s Castello Di Amorosa Over Illegal Wine Shipments

The state's Attorney General will seek a penalty of $25,000 for each violation committed by the Napa Valley winery, according to the lawsuit.


Michigan Attorney General Sues Napa Valley’s Castello Di Amorosa Over Illegal Wine Shipments

Napa Valley-based producer Castello di Amorosa has illegally sent more than 621 wine shipments to consumers in the state of Michigan, according to a lawsuit.


Napa Valley Winery Caught Up In Michigan Interstate Shipping Sting

Castello di Amorosa is among four vintners and wine retailers nationwide to be facing allegations that they illegally shipped wine to Michigan residents after being warned to stop.


Shelby Green Promoted To Assistant Winemaker

Moves up after four years at Castello di Amorosa and V. Sattui Calistoga, Calif. (April 2021) ? Castello di Amorosa?s Director of Winemaking Brooks Painter announces the promotion of Shelby Green to a


Napa Valley’s Castello Di Amorosa Creates Italian Fire Brigade To Aid In Fighting Wildfires

Castello di Amorosa has created its own fire brigade to be ready when the next Red Flag Warning is raised in the Napa Valley.


Calistoga Wineries Begin To Rebuild From Wildfires With Future Guests In Mind

Bringing guests back after the Glass fire and maintaining the Napa Valley spirit are at the forefront as Fairwinds Estate and Hourglass wineries begin to rebuild.


Gallo Sues St. Helena’s Long Meadow Ranch Over Breach Of Wine Grape Contract

Long Meadow Ranch Wine Estates declined to purchase fruit that had already been contracted for, the lawsuit alleges, resulting in a loss of $420,000 for Gallo.


A 40-year-old Decree Makes Napa Winery Weddings Nearly Impossible

Out of hundreds of Napa wineries, only five are legally permitted to host weddings. Discover the story behind this regional regulatory quirk.