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.
Public Safety Power Shutoffs: PG&E Crews Restore Power To 97 Percent Of NorCal Homes, BusinessesPacific Gas & Electric gave the "all clear" in areas impacted by a Public Safety Power Shutoff that began on Labor Day, setting the stage for power to be restored.
North Bay Fire Victims Identified; Firefighters Race To Build Containment Of Wildfire ComplexesFirefighters extended containment on three massive wildfire complexes burning in the San Francisco Bay Area Tuesday as a high pressure system continue to build offshore in the Pacific with the threat of still winds and soaring temperatures over the Labor Day weekend.
LNU Lightning Complex: Break In Harvest Lessens Consequences For Wine Country Grape CropThe Walbridge Fire erupted after the bulk of the sparkling wine grapes had been picked and before it was time to pick the great majority of still wine grapes.
Coronavirus Update: Napa Wineries Go Virtual To Weather Pandemic's Economic StormAlthough Napa County started lifting certain restrictions such as landscape work and outings to golf courses this week, its major industry is still taking a big hit.
'Pinots & Plaid' Raises Spirits And Funds For Wine Country Wildfire VictimsEmily Martin talks to Bay Area Focus host Michelle Griego about a fun event to raise spirits and funds for the wine country wildfire victims dubbed 'Pinots and Plaid.
Napa Valley Vintners Defend Buttigieg 'Wine Cave' Event; Warren Called Out for Big-Donor FundraisersThe Napa Valley winemakers who hosted a dinner at a “wine cave” for Democratic presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg are defending the fundraising event. Despite her pledge not to hold private fundraisers, Sen. Elizabeth Warren has continued to attend the kind of events for which she has criticized others.
Harvest Of Ember & Ash: Soda Rock Winery Bounces Back From Kincade FireThe destructive Kincade Fire burned hundreds of buildings in Sonoma County, including the Soda Rock Winery. But the owner's plans to rebuild it from the ashes tell a tale of resilience in the fire-stricken community.
Mendocino County Vineyard Attracts Bear With Taste For PinotAn Anderson Valley vineyard has become a popular spot for more than just wine connoisseurs. It's also attracting an unexpected visitor with a taste for Pinot.
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.
International Space Station Crew Offers Unique View Of Kincade FireAs 5,000 firefighters battled the massive Kincade Fire in California's wine country Wednesday, far above the astronauts aboard the International Space Station were watching the drama unfold.
Viral Wedding Photo Captures Joy And Sorrow During Kincade FireA dramatic wedding photo of a Chicago couple illuminated by the orange glow of the devastating Kincade Fire was captured in Sonoma County over the weekend, and the picture has gone viral.
PG&E Begins Restoring Power In North Bay, Sierra Foothills; Plans New Weekend ShutdownsPG&E on Thursday gave a weather "all clear" to customers affected by its Public Safety Power Shutoff that began Wednesday in the North Bay and Sierra foothills above Interstate Highway 80.
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.
College Admissions Scandal: Winemaker Agustin Hunneus Sentenced To 5 Months In Prison The former owner of a California wine business was sentenced to 5 months in prison Friday for his role in the college admissions scheme.