In The News
Washington, D.C., Jul 1, 2011 -
Northern California's status as the country's cultural and economic center of high-value wines is likely in jeopardy by mid-century as global warming cuts into the amount of land suitable for growing premium grapes, a study has found.
Washington, D.C., May 31, 2011 -
Where politics and wine meet, there are issues of great import, lots of schmoozing and, of course, funny-looking costumes and silly proclamations.
Washington, D.C., Mar 30, 2011 -
Washington, D.C., Mar 22, 2011 -
Rep. Dan Lungren, hoping to get an earful from Calaveras County's wine industry, plans a listening session Wednesday at Ironstone Vineyards in Murphys.
House Resolution 1161 picks up where last year’s 5034 left off; can shipping opponents attract more votes this time?
Washington, D.C., Feb 25, 2011 -
Mike Thompson stood next to the makeshift wine bar set up in the corner of the Agriculture Committee Room in the Longworth House Office Building. Thompson, a congressman from Northern California, asked for a quarter glass of Sauvignon Blanc, emphasized the importance of eye contact when saying “cheers,” and took a sip.
Washington, D.C., Feb 4, 2011 -
Overseeing House dining facility procedures aren't the only culinary-related responsibilities Rep. Dan Lungren has gained in the new Congress.
Washington, D.C., Dec 4, 2009 -
Washington, D.C., Dec 3, 2009 -
After holding their breath for six years, Napa Valley winemakers can now put the name "Calistoga" on wines made from grapes grown in that historic town, federal regulators have ruled.