Archive for September 2017

Reno Wine Lovers Wince at Sight of Neglected Vineyard

More than one member of Washoe County’s wine community has spotted the dying vines at the foot of Windy Hill. They’re noticeably brown and withered, even from a passing car. On closer inspection, there are some beautiful grapes hiding beneath the overgrowth. Click headline for full story.

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State of the Industry 2017: If Nevada’s Wine Glass is Half-Full, What Would Fill It?

As 2017 harvest draws to a close, GBN asked some of the state’s wine insiders, “If Nevada’s wine glass is half full, what would fill it?” It depends who you ask. Nobody disputes the need for more home grown grapes, but several major disagreements are sure to linger without easy resolution. What’s left to kick the Nevada wine industry into high gear? Click headline for full story

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Wineries Challenge Minnesota Grape Quota in Federal Court

Two Minnesota wineries are suing their state’s public safety department in Federal Court over a law requiring them to source 51 percent of their grapes from inside the state. A ruling in favor of the plaintiffs could set the stage for challenges to home-grown fruit quotas in others states, their attorney told Grape Basin News. Click headline for full story.

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