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Status on 113 wineries (and wine businesses): Good, bad or gone – ARCHIVED – No longer updated

This article is no longer updated. Last update was 6:28 a.m., October 20, 2017 Is a house, commercial…

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Fifth Annual Merlot Month Celebrates Noble Grape this October

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The number-one complaint from News Fetch readers comes from animations. We’ve been banning those for new ads and

September 15th, 2014


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December 9th, 2014


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September 10th, 2014


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Bankruptcy Court to Formally Consider Sullivan Vineyards Sale on Dec. 11

A formal hearing on a proposal to sell Sullivan Vineyards will be held at 10:30 a.m. Dec. 11 in the Santa Rosa courtroom U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of California. The hearing follows an oral discussion during a hearing on Oct. 30, (previously…

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Global tech entrepreneur emerges as white knight to end bitter Sullivan Vineyards bankruptcy

A globally successful technology executive entrepreneur has emerged as a white knight who is expected to make an 8-figure, all-cash offer to settle the bitter and contentious bankruptcy of Sullivan Vineyards by buying the winery and vineyards for an amount sufficient to reimburse all creditors…

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Jeffry Hill plea deal may actually be happening (again) — One year after his arrest

All sides have been silent and non-responsive to Wine Industry Insight queries since the first sealed documents were filed back in May. We will continue to follow-up. For details, see: The Mystery of Jeffry Hill’s Secret Federal Court Files Continues. Is Grape Fraud OK With…

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North Bay wine economy at bigger risk in wildfire disaster than stated by analysts

A number of bank and other financial analysts have misconstrued the importance of North Bay wine grapes to the overall California wine economy and need to rethink their assessments.   A number of those analysts have stated that potential damage to vineyards and wineries is…

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