Last Word: About Trump’s Drinking

As an avowed teetotaler, the president might have been expected to escape office without a beverage-related scandal.


Bay Area Vintners’ Support Of Trump Clashes With Politics Of Most Wine Drinkers

The states with the highest per-capita wine consumption were also the places with the lowest shares of votes for Donald Trump in 2016, an NYU economist has found.

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Cakebread Cellars Opens Opulent Napa Valley Visitors Center

Consider it one of the best wine-tasting deals in Napa Valley. For just $25 ? less than a small bucket of fried chicken from Thomas Keller?s Addendum ? Cakebread Cellars offers a guided tour and tasti


Charles Krug: Drink In The History At Napa’s Valley’s Oldest Tasting Room

Charles Krug is the first and oldest winery in Napa Valley, dating back to 1861. Named for its original founder, the winery is a popular spot with broad appeal thanks to its celebrated heritage ? and


Trial Underway In Sf Could Remove Fluoride From Drinking Water

About 200 million Americans, nearly two-thirds of the population, drink water containing fluoride to fight tooth decay. That could be changed by a case now on trial in a San Francisco federal court.


Napa Valley Wineries Ready To Welcome Bay Area Visitors

More wineries in Napa and Sonoma counties are reopening this week following loosened restrictions from the state.

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Napa’s Caymus Vineyards Sues Newsom

California?s plan for reopening nonessential businesses is discriminatory against Napa Valley wineries, alleges a lawsuit filed by Caymus Vineyards against Gov. Gavin Newsom and the state public healt


Dewey’s Wines, A New San Francisco Label, Embraces Wines That Are ‘a Little Askew’

Charlie Miller and Emma Rosenbush want to conjure up ?the opposite of a pretentious winery? with their young project, Dewey?s. The bottles are delicious, even if the wines sometimes take on a life of


Napa Vintner Dario Sattui Pledges To Return $1.2 Million Small-business Loan

The owner of Castello di Amorosa and V. Sattui wineries in Napa Valley was approved for a Paycheck Protection Program loan but decided to return it. ?I felt guilty,? he said.


How California’s Appetite For Oregon’s Grapes Fueled A Wine War

A conflict erupted in 2019 that seemed to pit Oregon?s elite Willamette Valley against wineries in the rest of the state. What ignited the war? California, of course.

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