California Drought: Wine Country Vineyard Struggles To Stay Afloat After Well Runs DryAs the drought deepens, industries that rely on water are facing a desperate situation and that includes the wine regions of the Napa and Sonoma Valleys where one producer has literally run dry.
Napa Valley Grape Growers Say Dry Year Survivable But Fear Prolonged DroughtMost farmers are worried about their crops as they head into the second straight dry year. Vineyard owners say they may be the lucky ones -- at least so far.
Wine Country Grape Growers Fear Significant Damage From Wildfire SmokeThe smoke and ash from the wildfires seem to permeate every corner of the Bay Area but this is also home to one of the most renowned wine regions in the world and that’s presenting a tough choice for grape growers.
Raining Ash An 'Eerie' Sense Of Deja Vu For Healdsburg Businesses In Shadow Of WildfiresIf Healdsburg needed a reminder the Walbridge Fire was burning just west of town, it came falling from the sky all afternoon.
Wine Country Wildfire Leaves Wine Mostly Unscathed – For NowDespite the harvest-season Kincade Fire, which forced evacuations in Healdsburg and Windsor, wine production in Sonoma County escaped largely unscathed.
Wine Country Growers Boost Research to Combat Climate ChangeHarvest season has begun in the Napa Valley but the $160 billion wine industry could dry up if something isn't done to combat a changing climate.
Napa County Wineries, Environmentalists Clash Over Proposed Land-Use RulesA land-use fight is brewing in Napa County pitting environmental activists on one side and winery owners on the other.
China Tariffs Threaten California's Robust Wine IndustryThe fight over trade between the U.S. and China could have a big impact on California's wine industry.
Wine Country Weddings See Massive Downturn After North Bay WildfiresWedding planners in the North Bay say their businesses are taking a huge hit following the wildfires.
Many Wine Country Tasting Rooms Reopen As North Bay Wildfires Near ContainmentMost wine tasting rooms have reopened in Napa and Sonoma counties following the wildfires this month in the two counties.
Central California Winemaker Razed Old Oaks To Make Room For New VineyardsA respected Central California wine-maker is facing boycott calls after clear-cutting hundreds of iconic old oaks.
More Drought-Challenged California Winemakers Grow Grapes With Less WaterA growing minority of California growers and winemakers believe that when it comes to wine grapes, the less irrigation, the better.
California's Historic Drought Sprouts Success For Napa VineyardsIn Napa Valley, home to some of California's prized vineyards, the vines are looking healthy, despite the state's historic drought, reports CBS News correspondent Ben Tracy.
How To Go On A Wine Tasting VacationMake plans to enjoy a quiet, relaxing wine tasting vacation. During this vacation you will be able to see amazing regions that are best known for their wine making skills and beautiful landscapes.
Wine Growers In Sonoma And Napa County Face New Water Management Standards During DroughtThe main concern is controlling runoff of sediment or chemicals from vineyards into local waterways.