Lake County in the News

Collected articles about Lake County wines and growers.

Lake County CWA AgVenture Class 2018

Community leaders attended the final session of the AgVenture 2018 program on November 2, 2018. This session marked the close of the ninth year of the AgVenture program. Created by the Lake County Chapter of the California Women for Agriculture, AgVenture is an agricultural educational program devised for non-farming community leaders who aspire to understand […]

CAWG Statewide Update: Pest Management and Politics

Last month the California Department of Pesticide Regulation recommended new interim restrictions on the use of chlorpyrifos. The interim measures include: Banning all aerial applications of chlorpyrifos. Discontinuing its use on most crops. Requiring a quarter-mile buffer zone during all allowed applications of the pesticide and for 24 hours afterwards. Requiring a 150-foot setback from […]

LCWC Cosponsors Successful UCCE Lake and Mendocino IPM Seminar

Over 80 growers, vineyard consultants and pest control advisors gathered at the UC Hopland Research and Extension Center to get updated on a broad range of pest management topics at the UCCE Lake and Mendocino IPM Seminar on Friday, November 16.   Matt Daugherty, Ag Biologist with the Mendocino County Department of Agriculture gave a […]

Shining a Light on Lake County

Up Front with Lake County by Diane Denham / photos by Nathan DeHart Originally published in The Tasting Panel, June 2018 Lake County has a reputation as a Northern California wine region that’s a bit off the grid compared to Napa and Sonoma. But thanks to the recent launch of its new website, it’s time […]

The Somm Article: “Gaining Ground”

Gaining Ground by Diane Denham / photos by Nathan DeHart. Originally published in The Somm Journal, June/July 2018 As members of the wine industry, we’re all familiar with Lake County’s reputation as one of Northern California’s emerging wine regions. In regards to the more than 250 million tourists visiting California every year, however, it’s safe […]

Shannon Ridge Buys Winery in California’s Lake County for Growing Brands

By Jeff Quakenbush. Originally published on the North Bay Business Journal website. Shannon Ridge Family of Wines, the largest vintner based in Lake County, now has a winery to call its own. Shannon Wine Co. purchased the Nice Wine Co. production facility at 4900 Bartlett Springs Road in the Clear Lake north shore community of […]

The Rise of the Red Hills of Lake County

As land in Napa Valley gets more rarefied, a neighboring region seizes its moment. By Esther Mobley. Originally published on SFChronicle.com Winemaker Michael Terrien (left) and vineyard owners Peter Molnar and Arpad Molnar at Obsidian Ridge Vineyard in Kelseyville (Lake County). Photo: Santiago Mejia / The Chronicle At Obsidian Ridge Vineyard, in the Red Hills […]

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USDA Disaster Assistance Seminar 3:30 pm
USDA Disaster Assistance Seminar @ Kelseyville Event Center (Senior Center)
Sep 18 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) just announced availability of disaster assistance through the Wildfire and Hurricane Indemnity Program Plus (WHIP+). WHIP+ will provide “disaster payments to producers to offset losses from hurricanes, wildfires,[...]
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