Vineyards in the Santa Maria Valley are growing well. With growers here drawing their irrigation water from deep wells, the vines are showing no adverse effects so far from below average rainfall....More
Richard Matoian’s 1968 pickup started out as a typical farm truck. Five years after he started, patience aplenty, the project resulted in a show truck that has been featured at the SEMA show in Las Vegas and photographed for a national truck magazine.
California’s unseasonably warm weather has pushed SJV vineyards well ahead of schedule. It also has exasperated a critical water situation for growers like Fresno County, Calif., raisin producer Dwayne Cardoza....More
North Coast wine grape growers in Mendocino and Sonoma counties are on the lookout for a new, damaging pest that snuck into several vineyards last season and caused considerable damage: the Virginia creeper leafhopper....More
The U.S. wine industry produces 4 million tons of wine grape waste each year. Research is converting the waste product from winemaking into products that can put more money into a grower's pocket....More