Nevada Sunset Celebrates Hard-Won Status as Washoe County’s First Urban Winery

September 18, 2017

A Reno establishment designed to house three wineries on the city’s 4th Street corridor celebrated a hard-won grand opening on September 15, making its mark as Washoe County’s first urban winery. Click headline for full story.

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Basin and Range Makes 2016 Wines from Frozen Grapes

August 8, 2017

Joe Bernardo and a three-man crew attended to a ten ton harvest from 2016, removed from months of frozen storage after legal issues delayed the opening of Reno’s new 4th Street winery a for the better part of a year. The wines will bear the Basin and Range label, and will be offered next year in the tasting room. Basin and Range will boast a 100 percent Nevada vintage, grown in Douglas County. Headline links to full story.

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“Wineries of the Sierra Foothills” Reveals Risk Tolerance and Grit as Key Ingredients

July 30, 2017

Longtime wine writer Barbara Keck’s guide to the wineries of the Sierra Foothills shines a light on the business stories behind these winemaking ventures. Keck’s book drives home that risk and hard work are key elements in the vintner’s craft, which is often portrayed as strictly a labor of love.

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Alternating Proprietorship is Legal; Craft Brew Production Limit Raised

May 17, 2017

UPDATED JUNE 9, 2017: Governor Brian Sandoval has signed Senate Bill 431, raising production limits on Nevada’s craft brewers, and allowing wineries to operate as alternating proprietors, a business arrangement where up to four wineries can exist in a single location.

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Planned Reno Winery in Legal Limbo; Change in Nevada Law Needed

May 12, 2017

A venture that planned to be city’s first urban winery sits in a state of legal limbo, months behind its construction schedule, and unable to get state approval to open for business. Now there may be a shot at changing the Nevada law that’s keeping it dark. Click headline for the full story.

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Wine School Team to Launch Urban Winery in Henderson

May 4, 2017

For a decade, Grape Expectations Nevada School of Winemaking has been teaching the art and science of making wine. This fall, the Henderson school’s management will launch a separate commercial venture with a tasting room. Click headline for full story.

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Pahrump Valley’s Bill Loken on Winery Success and Nevada Grown Grapes

March 31, 2017

Pahrump Valley Winery will soon start a 7,000 square foot expansion. Under Bill Loken’s management, with wife Gretchen in the winemaking role, the winery seems poised for long-term growth. Now Loken has undertaken a campaign to persuade Nevada farmers to abandon alfalfa in favor of grapes. Click headline for the full story.

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Washoe Wine Pioneers Say Business License Is Only Half the Battle

January 5, 2017

Tasting rooms are legal now in Nevada’s second-largest county, but opening one is a complicated matter. For wine commerce to achieve its regional potential, there’s more lawmaking to be done.

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Join the Vino 100 Wine Club

December 22, 2018

As a Vino 100 Wine Club member, you get a global selection of wines that may not be available, or may only be present in limited quantity in our store. They are exclusive to you as a Vino 100 Wine Club member. Each bottle will reflect our commitment to bringing you the finest wines from our search. No membership fee just $35 each month. You get: * Two bottles of the amazing, hand selected wines * Complimentary glass of wine during Wine Club pick up * 10% Coupon Towards any bottle of wine. * Tech sheet to learn about featured wines * A recipe to pair with each wine * Selected events for Wine Club members only *  Your choice of 1 White/1 Red, 2 Reds, or 2 Whites * HUGE VALUE!!! Typically the Value exceeds $50! Questions? Call 775.851.8466