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Walt Ranch vineyard project in Napa contested by environmental group

Is this what peak wine looks like? http://www.pressdemocrat.com/business/5979046-181/walt-ranch-vineyard-project-in BILL SWINDELL THE PRESS DEMOCRAT | August 16, 2016, 7:51PM An environmental group filed an appeal Tuesday with the Napa County Board of Supervisors over a controversial vineyard conversion project that is…

 

Biologist Questions Wild Diamond Vineyards EIR

The first industrial vineyard in the area, Wild Diamond Vineyard, is trying to establish itself on a mountain top directly on the border of the 6,000 resident community of Hidden Valley Lake, just east of Middletown. In response to more than…

 

Update: Farm Workers got AB 1066 passed!!

http://action.ufw.org/page/s/otpledge2016 One month left to pass CA farm worker overtime in 2016 We have just started the critical month for farm worker overtime. Either farm worker overtime will pass in August before the legislative session ends on/before August 31st or that’s…

 

Sonoma County Winery Events facing Changes in Rules

Appearing online now and in print August 1.  9/27 PRSC’s story in the Bohemian appears. http://www.sonomacountygazette.com/cms/pages/sonoma-county-news-article-5458.html Sonoma County Winery Events facing Changes in Rules Sonoma County Winery Events facing Changes in Rules By Padi Selwyn and Judith Olney, Co-chairs, Preserve…

 

Paso Robles winery boycotted over oak axing

The LA Times (link below) also reports that this is NOT the first time for these owners. Wouldn’t it be great if other restaurant owners in Sonoma and Napa had the same response? Hopefully this will catch on. Remember this is…

 

Help us Prevent GMO Contamination in Sonoma County. ……..

Help protect our Local Farms, Pastures, Dairies, Livestock, Vineyards, Native Plants, Wildlife and Families.   VOLUNTEER – DONATE -ENDORSE www.GMOFreeSonomaCounty.com. Help us join Marin, Mendocino, Trinity, Humboldt and Santa Cruz in prohibiting  the cultivation, propagation, raising, and growing of genetically engineered organisms in our county.  …