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After The Grapes Are Gone by David Keller

CLOSE TO HOME After the grapes are gone By DAVID KELLER Our succession of boom crops in Sonoma County provides an interesting history — and a cautionary tale. The county’s world-class wine grapes occupy more than 60,000 acres, with vineyard…

 

“Myth of The Family Winery” report by the Marin Institute

[PDF] The Myth of the Family Winery: Global Corporations – Alcohol Justice https://alcoholjustice.org/images/reports/winemythreport.pdf ‎Hiding behind a narrative of local, family-owned wineries, … While the wine industry perpetuates myths about wine as a product, it also promotes many … Note: This…

 

Proposed site of Dairyman winery center in Community Separator land

2015 dairyman BIM aerials click to view slide show Aerial photographs of the proposed site of the Dairyman Winery at Highway 12 and Llano Road. The link, courtesy of BIMPIX.com, shows a series of photographs.  http://bim.smugmug.com/Ultralight-flying/2015-dairyman/47706565_D52S8X#!i=3898634592&k=Kn37tNb  

 

Coho vs. Pinot

On the Russian River, grape growing and fish don’t mix BY WILL PARRISH Original Article Published in the Bohemian, Sept 2-8, 2015 In July, roughly 1,000 rural Sonoma County residents overflowed classrooms and small meeting chambers at five informational sessions convened by…

 

Wineries and Sustainability

http://www.pressdemocrat.com/opinion/4402735-181/saturdays-letters-to-the-editor?page=0 Wineries and sustainability EDITOR: Gabriel Froymovich, a wine industry financial adviser, cries “mendacious hyperbole” in response to winery critics (“Keeping the grape debate in perspective,” Close to home, Aug. 22). Let’s look at some facts. Sustainability? According to him,…