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Aftershocks of the Napa earthquake take its toll on the wine industry

Aftershocks of the Napa earthquake take its toll on the wine industry

NAPA, August 25, 2014 — It may take months, if not years, to fully amass the financial loss the recent earthquake to the Napa area. This world-class wine producing region was rocked by a 6.1 earthquake two days ago that was epicentered in the American Canyon area just south of the city of Napa. Early estimates

Jericho Canyon Winery in Calistoga, Napa Valley.
Image: S. Perkovich

A Tour of Calistoga Napa Valley: top six things to do

SONOMA, JULY 19, 2014 – Calistoga, in lovely Napa Valley, California, is breathtaking year-round. Nestled at the base of the Palisades Mountains and Mount Saint Helena, and at the very north end of the Napa Valley, you will find Calistoga. It is a small town treasure in an otherwise vast and often crowded wine country. 1.

Founders Dinner at Stull Residence by Susana Bates

Napa Valley Festival del Sole: A celebration of art and wine

SONOMA, CALIFORNIA, July 18, 2014 – Napa Valley’s Festival del Sole is in full swing, right in the middle of a ten-day celebration of art, music, dance, wellness, cuisine and, of course, wine. Festival del Sole is truly a celebration of life, and the wine country lifestyle meeting the big city arts scene.   Napa


Yakima Washington: A cornucopia of good wine

SEATTLE, July 6th, 2014 — At just over two hours away from Seattle is the “Gateway to Washington Wine Country” and its popularity has been climbing. The city of Yakima is about 30 miles south of Interstate 90, you make turn in Ellensburg. It’s a quaint little township that is home to both agriculture and a