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Aug 18, 2016, 09:01 ET Cheers to California Wine Month this September

September is the time when California's winegrape harvest is in full swing. Visitors can experience the excitement of harvest during California...


Aug 04, 2016, 09:00 ET California Wine Shows Strength in Challenging Economy:

 The California wine and winegrape sector and allied businesses deliver a total economic contribution of $57.6 billion annually to the state's...


Jun 28, 2016, 15:01 ET Explore Santa Cruz Mountains on a California Wines Road Trip

 California's many beautiful wine regions offer an extraordinary variety of wines and experiences to enjoy. To help visitors explore them all,...


Jun 17, 2016, 15:05 ET Margie Healy of F. Korbel and Bros. Elected Wine Institute 2016-2017 Board Chairman

 Margie Healy, vice president at F. Korbel and Bros. in Guerneville, Sonoma County, has been elected Wine Institute Board Chairman for the...


Jun 02, 2016, 09:01 ET California Wine Country and National Parks Centennial: The Perfect Summer Travel Pairing

 For California wine lovers, one of the most enjoyable experiences is the chance to sip while overlooking spectacular scenery—from...


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 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 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...


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...


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...


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...