social impacts of tourism

California North Coast wineries quickly turning to other direct sales as tasting rooms shuttered in battle against pandemic

California North Coast wineries quickly turning to other direct sales as tasting rooms shuttered in battle against pandemic North Bay Business Journal  Joy Sterling, left, and her brother Laurence Sterling of Iron Horse Vineyards look at a photo of the view that he took on his phone from the tasting room which has been temporarily […]

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Rely on the numbers? Respected Napa consultant thinks it’s vital for wineries to survive

After The Grapes Are Gone by David Keller – Wine And Water Watch 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 acreage expanding 80 percent between

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Binge Tourism

http://www.pressdemocrat.com/opinion/6935735-181/close-to-home-the-time?artslide=0 Close to Home: The time has come to create ‘sustainable tourism’ standards JANIS WATKINS JANIS WATKINS IS A MEMBER OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF CONSERVATION ACTION. | April 30, 2017, 12:07AM | Updated 1 hour ago. Sonoma County’s stunning rural beauty, pristine coast, charming small towns and scenic wine valleys are unique characteristics

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