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Press Release: Lake County Winegrowers Celebrate Addition of Two New AVAs

  December 6, 2023, Lake County, Calif.— Lake County continues to raise the bar of quality wine production in California and welcomes two recently approved AVAs, the Long Valley-Lake County AVA, and the Upper Lake Valley AVA. The approval of the two new AVAs is one of many recent achievements for the Lake County region. […]

Pruning demonstration at LCPS

Press Release: Lake County Winegrape Commission Announces Launch of Lake County Pruning School Registration for Year Two

September 12, 2023, Lake County, Calif.— The Lake County Winegrape Commission announces the highly anticipated launch of the second year of Lake County Pruning School, which will begin December 2023. The immersive training program will again be delivered in collaboration with Simonit & Sirch, the renowned grapevine pruning school with more than 30 years of research and […]

Jacopo and Jett from Simonit & Sirch at Momentum 2023

Press Release: Lake County Winegrape Commission Announces Second Year of Pruning School After First Year Sold Out

June 28, 2023, Kelseyville, Calif. — The Lake County Winegrape Commission announced the continuation of Lake County Pruning School, which launched in December 2022 and sold out, benefiting more than 100 attendees. Presented in both English and Spanish, the immersive Lake County Pruning School is the first of its kind for a regional organization and was […]

Jacopo Miolo demonstrates pruning practices in the vineyard

Press Release: Lake County Winegrape Commission Announces Launch of Lake County Pruning School by Simonit & Sirch

October 10th, 2022, Lake County, Calif.— The Lake County Winegrape Commission announces the launch of the inaugural Lake County Pruning School, which will be held beginning in December 2022 and presented in both English and Spanish. The first of its kind for a regional organization, the immersive training program will be delivered in collaboration with […]

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Press Release: Lake County Winegrape Commission Educates and Inspires as Master Vigneron Academy® Marks 10 Years

Innovative MVA program continues to educate workforce of today while the new Cultivate program inspires future workers Kelseyville, Calif. March 1, 2022 – In Lake County, a rugged, rural farming community in Northern California, winegrape growers invest not just in the soil and the vines but in the long-term success of the people. Their commitment […]

Press Release: Lake County Nominated for Wine Region of the Year by Wine Enthusiast

Publication recognizes the region’s unique characteristics that are shaking up the wine industry October 29, 2021. Kelseyville, Calif. – Wine Enthusiast recently announced that California’s Lake County has been nominated for a Wine Enthusiast 2021 Wine Star Award for Wine Region of the Year. With its annual Wine Star Awards, Wine Enthusiast has for the […]

Press Release: Winegrape Commission Launches New Visual Identity

New Lake County Winegrowers Logo Represents Region’s Volcanic Soils, Mountainous Terrain, Sunlight Kelseyville, Calif. October 19, 2020 – The Lake County Winegrape Commission today announced a new brand identity for the region’s winegrowers. In the 10 years since the previous logo was created, the region has evolved and matured in important ways. Vineyard acreage has […]

2019 Crush Report for Lake County

2019 Statewide Grape Crush Report Released, Lake County Winegrape Production and Pricing Remain Strong Lake County average winegrape price more than double statewide average Lake County Cabernet Sauvignon grape pricing third in the state for eighth straight year, increased by 11 percent, compared with 2.5 percent statewide increase Kelseyville, Calif. March 10, 2020 – The […]

2019 Master Vigneron Graduation in Lake County, group photo by Karen Pavone

Press Release: Master Vigneron Academy Class of 2019

Master Vigneron Academy® Graduates Eighth Class, Continuing Its Mission of Professional Workforce Development Industry-leading program provides skills and knowledge that benefit Lake County workers and employers Kelseyville, Calif. December 12, 2019 – The Master Vigneron Academy® recently graduated its eighth class, awarding nine students with the credential of Master VigneronCM. To date, 82 vineyard managers […]

2019 night harvest, Shannon Ridge, Lake County, Calif.

2019 Harvest Gets Underway in Lake County

Lake County Winegrape Harvest Gets Underway with Its Flagship White: Sauvignon Blanc Growers Express Enthusiasm for Grape Quality Amid Compressed Harvest Kelseyville, Calif. August 28, 2019 – The 2019 Lake County winegrape harvest is underway and growers in the high-elevation winegrowing region are once again pleased with this year’s growing conditions and optimistic about the […]


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