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.
SF Somellier Shares The Art Of Drinking ProseccoConsulting Sommelier at 'Frances' in San Francisco, Iris Rowlee shares a few of her favorite bottles of prosecco with Bay Area Focus host Michelle Griego and explains the art of this much-loved sparkling Italian white wine.
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.
California Wineries Embrace Virtual Tastings During Coronavirus ShutdownWineries that want to stay viable and connected to their customers during the pandemic are harnessing technology and platforms such as Facebook Live to offer virtual wine experiences.
Vintners In California's Wine Country Bracing for Big Coronavirus ImpactVinters like Napa Valley’s HALL Family Wines owner Kathryn Hall are bracing for a big hit.
Bruce Cakebread Talks About Cakebread Winery's New Visitor Center In NapaBruce Cakebread, co-owner and CEO Cakebread Winery, shares a glass with Bay Area Focus host Kenny Choi and talks about the new Visitor Center on Highway 29 in Napa.
'Root 101' - A New Wine Pairing Experience At WALT's Oxbow Tasting RoomWinemaker Megan Gunderson and Michelin-rated chef Ken Frank talk about 'Root 101,' a new wine experience at WALT Winery's new Oxbow Tasting Room in Napa.
'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.
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.
Trade War Tariffs Slow Sales Of California Wine To China To A TrickleCaught in the crossfire of President Donald Trump’s trade war with China, Northern California wine merchants like Wente Winery's Michael Parr have seen shipments to the Asian nation slow to a trickle.
Cheers! Black Vines Presents 'Wine Wednesdays' At Miss Ollie's In OaklandFor nearly a decade, Black Vines has been spreading the work about African-American vintners and now is hosting a series of 'Wine Wednesdays' at Miss Ollie's Caribbean Restaurant, in Oakland.
BACA Winemaker Shares Her Favorite Summertime RosésSummertime means summer wine, and rosé is the perfect match. BACA Wine CEO Jennifer Brown shares some of her favorites with Bay Area Focus.
Robert Mondavi, Opus One Ranked Among The Top Wineries In The World Two Napa Valley wineries associated with the famed Mondavi family -- Robert Mondavi and Opus One -- have been named among the world's best wineries, but they didn't top the list.
Sonoma County Winery Fire Causes At Least $500K In DamageRags, brushes and rollers used for wood staining are suspected of causing a fire Tuesday night at a winery near Windsor, a Sonoma County Fire District spokeswoman said.
U.S.-China Trade War Drying Up Wine Exports From Napa ValleyThe U.S. trade war with China is drying up wine exports from Napa Valley. Some wineries reporting sales to China have hit rock bottom as a new round of tariffs are expected on June 1.