Nevada Grape Growers and Winemakers Org Celebrates With Homemade Wines, Custom Menu

December 30, 2019

Founders of the Nevada Grape Growers and Winemakers invited friends and family to celebrate their impending launch with a winemaker dinner. Reno’s Wild River Grille built a menu around homemade Nevada wines, including several selections from Dyette Family Vineyard. Photo @GrapeBasinNews: Adrian Dyette with daughter Christine

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Basin and Range Partner Prepares to Sell His Stake in the Winery; Asking Price Not Yet Established

December 23, 2019

After enduring a health scare this fall, Joe Bernardo and his doctor have agreed, it’s time to walk away from some of life’s most demanding activities. Partnership in Basin and Range Cellars tops the list. Photo by Grape Basin News: Joe Bernardo in the tasting room on December 22, 2019

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Grape Basin News Wants Your 2019 Harvest Results – Help Establish a Record of Nevada’s Grape Crop

December 19, 2019

Grape Basin News is inviting all Nevada grape producers to contribute harvest results for 2019, as we begin to record the state’s annual grape crop. The reports will establish a baseline to track future expansion of both industrial and hobbyist viticulture in Nevada.

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Nevada Sunset Unveils (And Uncorks) New Sparkling Wine with Plenty of Time to Toast 2020

December 13, 2019

Behind the bar at the Nevada Sunset Winery  tasting room this week Alynn Delisle was touting their newest product. The sparkling wine is dubbed “Reno Sparkles.”  Nevada Sunset collaborated with Crystal Basin Cellars to unveil the bubbly during the holiday season.

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Northern and Southern Nevada Winemakers Score in American Wine Society Competition

November 25, 2019

Five Nevada winemakers brought home medals in the American Wine Society’s 2019 Amateur Wine Competition, including two golds and a double gold. Two of them have advice for amateur winemakers who would like to compete.

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Vines & Wines Members Reelect Teri Bath, Adrian Dyette to Board; Board Seeks to Fill Additional Openings

November 21, 2019

Nevada Vines & Wines members voted on Wednesday to retain Teri Bath as president of the board of directors. Adrian Dyette was also reelected, and Sparks resident Craig DeGiovanni was elected as a new member .

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Philanthropy Solves the Harvest Help Dilemma at Lenox Ranch

October 14, 2019

Call it an “everyone wins” situation. Mike and Christine Lenox got help with a five thousand pound harvest. The North Valleys High School band got a $3,000 donation. Everyone got a day in the sun and fresh air. Photo courtesy of Christine Lenox.

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Vines & Wines Members Hope to Build a Statewide Vintners Association

October 7, 2019

A foursome from the ranks of Nevada’s northern vineyard owners has set out to organize the state’s growers and winemakers into a formal association. The Nevada Grape Growers and Winemakers expects to launch by January, and hold regular meetings by March of next year.

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Artesian Cellars Begins Work on Pahrump Tasting Room; Year-End Opening Hopeful

September 15, 2019

Work will begin on Monday to transform a house in Pahrump into the tasting room for Artesian Cellars wine. Tm Burke and partner Pam Tyler hope to open at the end of the year with a steampunk-themed décor.

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Alcohol Producers Describe Business Challenges at the Nevada Economic Development Conference

September 4, 2019

In a state with fortunes built on a business model featuring free drinks for tourists in the gaming establishments, small brewers, vintners, and distillers struggle to carve out their rightful place.

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