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Addison Rex Named General Manager at Deerfield Ranch Winery

KENWOOD, CA, June 8, 2017 – Deerfield Ranch Winery announced the promotion of Addison Rex to General Manager. The announcement was made by Robert and PJ Rex, Managing Partners of Deerfield.   Addison Rex joined the Deerfield Ranch Winery team as a seasonal harvest worker in 2009. After chronicling his experiences as a “cellar rat” […]

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CAWG Announces 2017 Awards of Excellence Recipients

SACRAMENTO, June 9, 2017 – The California Association of Winegrape Growers (CAWG) has selected Bradford and Randall Lange of LangeTwins Family Winery and Vineyards as the 2017 Grower of the Year and Al Scheid of Scheid Vineyards Inc. as the 2017 Leader the Year. The awards will be presented at the 2017 CAWG Awards of […]

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Liberation Distribution (LibDib) is Now Available to Restaurants, Bars and Retailers in New York as the Company Unleashes New Platform Ambassador Team

–NEWS RELEASE–   New York and California restaurants, bars and retailers now have access to hundreds of boutique wine, beer and spirits products via the LibDib platform   San Jose, CA, June 1, 2017 — Liberation Distribution (LibDib), the first alcohol distributor and technology company to offer a three-tier compliant web-based platform, today announced that […]

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California Association of Winegrape Growers Foundation Awards $30,000 in Student Scholarships

-NEWS RELEASE-   SACRAMENTO – The California Association of Winegrape Growers (CAWG) Foundation has awarded $30,000 in college scholarships to 10 students. The scholarships are awarded annually to students whose parent or legal guardian is employed by a California winegrape grower.   “We are honored to provide scholarships to these incredibly deserving and talented students, […]

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Renowned Atelier Melka Team Joins Andis Wines in Amador

Plymouth, CA – May 4th, 2017   The team of Atelier Melka, led by Philippe Melka, has been appointed winemaker at Andis Wines, an up-and-coming winery located in Amador County in the heart of California’s Sierra Foothills. Melka joined Andis Wines in December 2016.   Philippe said the opportunity to work with the soils and […]

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NEWS RELEASE: Top It Off Bottling Merges With Napa Barrel Care to Provide Expanded Services

News release   Michael Glavin, President of Top It Off Bottling, announces the merger of Top It Off Bottling with Napa Barrel Care. Mike Blom of Napa Barrel Care joins Glavin and partners David Crawford and Amicus to provide barrel storage services to Top It Off customers. The two merged companies are in the process […]

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Terry Hall, champion of the Napa Valley and Yosemite National Park, has passed away

Terence William Hall   May 31, 1957-April 20, 2017   Terry Hall, champion of the Napa Valley and Yosemite National Park, passed away on April 20 at age 59 following a long illness. Cherished friend, brother, colleague and mentor, he leaves a legacy of kindness, creativity, intelligence, wit and generosity.   Born in Santa Monica, […]

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Oenotan – A Better Way To Quickly Add Predictable Complexity To Your Wines

Napa, CA May 8, 2017   Oenotan is an all- natural, water soluble, freeze-dried, tannin crystal made from 2 year air-dried French oak and is now available from Heritage Barrels, LLC. When added to your wine, Oenotan contributes palate structure and volume to the wine. It can be effectively used to stabilize color, neutralize green […]

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Ron Rubin Funds Maynard Amerine Wine Label and Menu Collection at UC Davis

Sebastopol, CA: Ron Rubin, of the Ron Rubin Winery, has donated a major contribution to the UC Davis Foundation, a California non-profit, public benefit corporation. The purpose of the fund is to support the UC Davis Library’s continued efforts to enhance access to and public use of the historic wine labels and menus contained within […]

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