Stories related to: wine
March 27, 2018 | Julia Mitric
Following President Trump's move to slap tariffs on Chinese steel and aluminum exports, China may retaliate by levying $2 billion in tariffs on U.S. agricultural exports.
October 10, 2017 | Julia Mitric
Sonoma and Napa Counties have been hit hard by unforgiving wildfires that continue to ravage Northern California. It's too early to gauge the economic toll on the region's famed wine industry.
October 9, 2017 | Julia Mitric
Field labor is in short supply in California. While many of the state’s high-end wine grape growers still rely on the tradition of hand-picking, others are integrating machines into the vineyards and they say it may yield better quality grapes.
August 15, 2017 | Julia Mitric
As California's wine grape harvest gets underway, the majority of it will be done by machine. But even as growers face ongoing labor shortages, mechanization isn't a cure-all for growers in every region.
August 9, 2017 | Chris Remington
Wine expert Rick Kushman stops by to talk about Malbec wines and how the summer heat spikes balance out the wet winter storms.
July 12, 2017 | Rick Kushman
Wine expert Rick Kushman talks about why the California State Fair, surprisingly to some, is a win for the wine industry.
June 22, 2017 | Rich Ibarra
The high temperatures can be a bust or a boon to what goes into the barrel.