Franzias Rebuild Valley Wine Industry After Prohibition

Open Full Article The Franzia Brothers Winery – the oldest in Ripon – was reopened after Prohibition when matriarch Teresa (Carrara) made a monumental decision with her sons at her side underneath a walnut tree outside their rural home. She went to the Bank of Italy in Stockton where she applied for a loan to start the family winery once again while her husband Giuseppe was away on a trip.

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Niner Becomes First SIP-Certified Winery in CA

NINER WINE ESTATES BECOMES FIRST SIP-CERTIFIED WINERY IN CALIFORNIA! Niner Wine Estates in Paso Robles is the first winery in California to be SIP Certified under an expansion of the sustainability program for vineyards and wines. Find Out More Standing for “Sustainability in Practice,” the new winery certification examines several winery operation factors, including energy efficiency, water use, glass and paper recycling, social equity and financial sustainability.  

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WINE ENTHUSIAST-2016 NOMINEE FOR WINE REGION OF THE YEAR: PROVENCE

WINE ENTHUSIAST-2016 NOMINEE FOR WINE REGION OF THE YEAR: PROVENCE Just as harvest is getting underway in the region, Wine Enthusiast has named Provence, France as a nominee for Wine Enthusiast's 2016 Wine Star Award for Wine Region of the Year. This marks the second nomination for the region, represented by Wines of Provence. Known for setting the gold standard for rosé wine where it has been produced for 26 centuries, Provence is the birthplace of France's first wine and the world's largest wine region specializing in dry rosé wine. Read More

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40TH ANNIVERSARY

CELEBRATING OUR 40TH ANNIVERSARY! Bronco Wine Company Ground Breaking 1974. Capacity; 100 million gallons & Growing. Locations throughout California; Ceres, Napa Valley, Sonoma Valley Escalon, Madera. 45,000 Plus Acres Under Vine; Largest vineyard holder in California. We engage in sustainable viticulture practices.

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Haraszthy’s Trail

A CALIFORNIA LEGEND CRISS-CROSSES THE NATION TO MEET, GREET, & EAT WITH TRADE PARTNERS. Vallejo (Val) Haraszthy, founder and winemaker at Sonoma’s Haraszthy Family Cellars, will spend the better part of this year driving a 1951 Willys Jeep around the country. He pulls behind him a trailer with Weber grills and spends his days meeting with—and cooking for—the distributors and retailers throughout the country that sell his wines, racking up thousands of miles along the way. Read full article.

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Zero Waste GOLD

BRONCO WINE COMPANY EARNS ZERO WASTE GOLD FACILITY CERTIFICATION FROM THE U.S. ZERO WASTE BUSINESS COUNCIL. Press Release. Ceres, Calif. (Jan. 13, 2016) Bronco Wine Company, one of the largest wineries and the largest vineyard owner in the United States, unveiled today that it has received the prestigious Zero Waste Gold Facility certification from the U.S. Zero Waste Business Council (USZWBC). During its national sales meeting, the certification was presented to Bronco Wine Company’s Ceres, Calif. facility today. Certification Announcement.

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BLANC DE BLEU

BLANC DE BLEU HAS TEAMED UP WITH ENGAYGED WEDDINGS TO DONATE $10,000 TO EQUITY FLORIDA’S GOFUNDME DONATION CAMPAIGN, WHERE 100% OF THE PROCEEDS WILL GO TO THE VICTIMS AND THEIR FAMILIES. Bronco Wine Company, U.S. producer of Blanc de Bleu sparkling wine, also pledges to donate $1 for every case of Blanc de Bleu sold throughout the U.S. through December 31, 2016, to further support the victims and their families. #OrlandoStrong Display Sheet

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