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Proposed Dairyman Winery and event center corked for now

Posted: Wednesday, December 16, 2015 1:51 pm by Krista Sherer Sonoma West Editorkrista@sonomawest.com | 0 comments The contentious Dairyman project hit an obstacle in September with the response from the Sonoma County Regional Parks denying access across the Joe Rodota trail for the project. …

 

Grape Growers Oppose New Pesticide Rules

 PD Article below……We know according to the California Department of Pesticide Regulation that the top 2 forms of glyphosate (Round Up), now regulated as a probable carcinogen with mandatory warning labels in our state, has been used extensively in Sonoma and…

 

“We are your neighbors….” by Padi Selwyn

Published in the Press Democrat and Sonoma West. by Padi Selwyn The overflowing crowd at the Nov.16 County Workshop on winery events illustrated how deeply the community cares about the need to preserve our agricultural landscapes and rural character of…

 

Napa County: Supervisors to take up winery growth debate

Full article: http://napavalleyregister.com/news/local/supervisors-to-take-up-winery-growth-debate/article_99c61d07-00b7-5051-b5c1-3bc4c09e451e.html December 05, 2015 3:48 pm  •  BARRY EBERLING beberling@napanews.com Napa County Supervisors are wading again into the community discussion about whether wine country is drowning in its own success or has a success story worth toasting. On…

 

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