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May 23, 2016, 09:01 ET 40 Years After "Judgment of Paris" Tasting, Event at Vinexpo Hong Kong to Highlight Evolution of California Wines

 Misconceptions about California wines were shattered four decades ago in Paris when two of the state's wines - Stag's Leap Wine Cellars S.L.V....


May 19, 2016, 09:01 ET Explore Livermore on a California Wines Road Trip

 California's dozens of scenic wine regions offer an exceptional variety of experiences and wines to enjoy.  To help visitors explore them...


May 16, 2016, 17:02 ET Wine Institute Honors Congressmen Ken Calvert and Jim Costa with Leadership Award

Wine Institute honored Congressmen Ken Calvert, R-California, and Jim Costa, D-California, with its Leadership Award during its 34th Washington,...


Mar 24, 2016, 09:01 ET Celebrate California Sustainable Winegrowing During Down to Earth Month in April

 Wine consumer's thoughts turn to "green" this spring during California's 5th Annual Down to Earth Month in April.  Celebrating...


Mar 15, 2016, 09:01 ET Explore the Sierra Foothills on a California Wines Road Trip

California's dozens of scenic wine regions offer an exceptional variety of experiences and wines to enjoy.  To help visitors explore them all,...


Feb 25, 2016, 06:01 ET California Wine Exports Set Record in 2015: Worldwide Demand Grows, Despite Strong Dollar

 U.S. wine exports, 90% from California, reached $1.61 billion in winery revenues in 2015, an all-time record and a 7.6% increase from...


Feb 16, 2016, 09:05 ET Explore Lodi on a California Wines Road Trip

 California's many scenic wine regions offer an array of experiences and wines to enjoy.  To help visitors explore them all, Wine...


Jan 20, 2016, 09:02 ET Explore Lake County on a California Wines Road Trip

 California's dozens of scenic wine regions offer an exceptional variety of experiences and wines to enjoy. To help visitors explore them all,...


Dec 16, 2015, 10:24 ET Wine Institute Applauds Inclusion of COOL Repeal in Omnibus Funding Bill and Urges its Immediate Passage

 Wine Institute is pleased that Congress has included language which repeals country of origin labeling (COOL) for beef and pork in...


Dec 07, 2015, 11:32 ET Wine Institute Urges Congress to Stop Devastating COOL Retaliation by Including Repeal in Omnibus Bill

The World Trade Organization (WTO) announced today that the United States (U.S.) faces immediate economic damages totaling $1.01 billion in...


Dec 03, 2015, 09:05 ET Explore Napa Valley on a California Wines Road Trip

 With dozens of diverse wine regions, California wine country offers a dazzling variety of experiences to enjoy. To help visitors explore...


Nov 12, 2015, 09:05 ET Explore Sonoma County on a California Wines Road Trip

 As the leading wine and food destination in the U.S., California attracts culinary travelers from across the globe. With dozens of wine...


Oct 15, 2015, 09:05 ET 2015 California Winegrape Harvest Report: Early, Light and Exceptional Quality

The 2015 year delivered California vintners and growers across the state another stellar vintage.  Despite a lighter crop—compared to...


Oct 13, 2015, 09:07 ET Explore Mendocino County on a California Wines Road Trip

 California wine country offers a variety of experiences to enjoy, from wine regions in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains to those...


Aug 24, 2015, 09:00 ET Experience California Wine Month this September

 September is the height of harvest season when a wine lover's thoughts turn to all things wine.  California Wine Month is a great way to...


Jun 11, 2015, 00:01 ET Wine Institute Calls on Senate to Take Action on House-Passed Bill to Prevent Canada and Mexico Retaliation

Today, in a strong, bipartisan vote, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 2393, which repeals the United States' Country of Origin Labeling...


Jun 05, 2015, 05:20 ET Five Great California Wine and Food Road Trips

 As the leading wine and food destination in the U.S., California offers many great wine and food road trips to savor this summer and...


May 18, 2015, 14:09 ET Wine Institute Urges Congress to Act Now to Prevent COOL Retaliation and Damage to U.S. Wine Exports

Today's announcement by the World Trade Organization (WTO) that the United States continues to violate WTO rules could pave the way for Canada...


May 13, 2015, 10:00 ET U.S. Wines Reign Supreme in Canada as the #1 Table Import Category

Sales of California Wines surpass both Italy and France BURLINGTON, ON, May 13, 2015 /CNW/ - For the first time in history, United...


Apr 15, 2015, 09:00 ET Wine Institute Launches Sustainable Winegrowing Certificate Course

Wine Institute has launched the California Sustainable Winegrowing Ambassador Course, a new online certificate class that provides education about...


Apr 01, 2015, 06:00 ET Raise a Glass to "Green" for California Wines Down to Earth Month

This April, get ready to raise your glass of red, white or rosé in a toast to all things "green" during the fourth-annual Down to Earth...


Feb 25, 2015, 09:00 ET California Wines Fuel $1.49 Billion in U.S. Wine Exports in 2014

U.S. wine exports, 90% from California, reached $1.49 billion in winery revenues in 2014, the second highest dollar value for U.S. wine exports and...


Jan 22, 2015, 09:01 ET California Sustainable Winegrowing Alliance Receives Governor's Top Environmental Award

 Governor Jerry Brown presented the California Sustainable Winegrowing Alliance (CSWA) with the 2015 Governor's Environmental and Economic...


Jan 08, 2015, 09:01 ET Great Winter Wine Escapes in California Wine Country

 Many wine lovers know that winter can be a surprisingly good time to visit California wine country.  Visitors can take advantage of...


Dec 02, 2014, 09:05 ET "Down to Earth" California Wine Country Recipes for the Holidays

Looking for new recipes to transform your traditional holiday fare this year? These delicious and sustainably-minded dishes...