Napa Local Business
Local business in Napa, CA
Yesterday | via Patch.com
On Friday, January 23, 2015 Bank of Marin celebrated 25 years in business. Founded in 1990 by William P. Murray, Jr. and a group of local Marin business leaders and based on principles of community banking and legendary service, the Bank has grown from branches in San Rafael and Corte Madera to $1.8 billion in assets and 20 offices across five counties including Marin, Sonoma, Napa, San Francisco and Alameda. Comment?
Monday | via Examiner.com
Assuming old man winter doesn't put the kibosh on things with a big winter storm, Blue Duck Tavern is hosting two wine tasting dinners entitled "A Taste of Napa Valley ." The dinners will feature two of Napa Valley's most recognized and iconic winemakers, Peter Franus, founder of Peter Franus Wine Company , and Michael Mondavi, son of Robert Mondavi, and founder of Michael Mondavi Family Estate . Comment?
Monday | via The Business Journal
"November was off by a small amount, but the fact that it's up at all against the previous year is a really positive sign," said Visit Napa Valley President Clay Gregory. About 200 people turned out for Visit Napa Valley's mid-year Marketing and Sales Conference Jan. 16. The event, which had been rescheduled due to a big storm the second week in December, was held at the Meritage Resort, with the largest turnout to date. Comment?
Sunday Jan 25 | via Davis Enterprise
When you buy a bottle of Napa Valley cabernet sauvignon, you trust that the bottle is filled with wine actually made from cabernet sauvignon grapes that were grown in the heart of California's wine country. Hill, 36, was a longtime Napa vineyard manager who worked his way up from agricultural pest control to stake a claim as a maker of $100 wines. Comment?
Saturday Jan 24 | via Daily Mail
Described how he turned to him and said: 'Do you have any idea what it's like to know you have to kill' A Los Angeles man claims he had a terrifying encounter with the man named as the alleged Zodiac killer in a book released last year. Publicist Chris Harris said he was stunned when he picked up a copy of The Most Dangerous Animal of All, believing he had encountered the alleged murderer in a diner in the 1970s. Comment?
Saturday Jan 24 | via Creative Loafing Tampa
About a year after their six-part PBS show, Vintage: Napa Valley 2012, debuted, California winemakers Elizabeth Vianna of Chimney Rock and Kimberlee Nicholls of Markham Vineyards held a Winemaker Symposium at the Epicurean Hotel Thursday afternoon. Comment?
Friday Jan 23 | via Decanter Magazine
More than 20 vineyards and wineries in California's Paso Robles region have changed hands in the past two years as 'lifestyle' owners have succumbed to financial pressures and sold up, according to a new report. Paso Robles and its sub-regions. Comment?
Wednesday Jan 21 | via Wall Street Journal
Los Alamos, N.M., had the highest share of millionaire households in 2014 in a ranking of more than 900 U.S. metro areas, according to a report from research firm Phoenix Marketing International released Wednesday. More than one in nine households in Los Alamos have more than $1 million in investable assets, giving the region a higher concentration of wealth than tonier locales such as Napa, Calif., or Martha's Vineyard, Mass. Comment?
Wednesday Jan 21 | via Wine Business Online
Napa, CA As of the New Year, Mi Sueo Winery has promoted one of their employees, Jaime Orozco, with the dual role of director of sales and marketing and assistant general manager. Owner/winemaker of Mi Sueo Winery, Rolando Herrera, has decided to promote Orozco to a new role this year. Comment?
Wednesday Jan 21 | via PRWeb
Ginger Martin, a prominent real estate agent in the Napa Valley, CA market, has joined the prestigious Haute Living Real Estate Network. The Haute Living Real Estate Network of Hauteresidence.com is proud to recognize Ginger Martin as a prominent real estate professional and the network's newest partner. Comment?
Tuesday Jan 20 | via The Big Apple
Listen to Robert Emmerich introduce The Big Apple , a hit song from 1937. Music written by Bob and performed by Tommy Dorsey's Clambake Seven with Bob on piano. Comment?
Tuesday Jan 20 | via Wine Business Online
Description: Wine Market Council today announced that Eric Asimov, chief wine critic for The New York Times, and Jon Bonne, wine editor for The San Francisco Chronicle, will present at the tenth annual Wine Market Council consumer research conferences taking place January 27 in New York and February 6 in Napa. At the New York conference, Asimov will discuss changing attitudes toward wine in American culture as it becomes more popular in the United States. Comment?
Monday Jan 19 | via LA.com
Sunset over Carmel beach, where a weekend getaway offers all sorts of dining and playing delights. Many travelers use Carmel-by-the-Sea as a base for exploring the greater area, taking in such nearby attractions as the always-fascinating Monterey Bay Aquarium and picturesque Point Lobos. Comment?
Wednesday Jan 14 | via SFGate
Le Nga Huu went missing from Queen of the Valley Hospital at 1000 Trancas Ave. in the city of Napa the afternoon of Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2014. Police in Napa are asking the public to keep an eye out for a man who walked away from a hospital Wednesday afternoon. Comment?
Wednesday Jan 14 | via Ukiah Daily Journal
Raley's Food For Families 2014 holiday bag campaign >> surpassed its goal by nearly 50 percent, raising 2.9 million pounds of food in Northern California and Northern Nevada. The total, raised from Nov. 7 through Dec. 31 set a new bar for 2015, according to the company, in a press release. Comment?
Tuesday Jan 13 | via The Press Democrat
Foie gras has returned to California restaurants after a surprise ruling on last Wednesday overturning the 2012 ban against its sale. In the 24 hours since a federal judge nixed the 2004 state statute banning the production and sale of the fatty duck liver, many Bay Area chefs have been scrambling to put foie back on their menus and finding it almost impossible to procure. Comment?
Tuesday Jan 13 | via Current in Carmel
It's been almost four months since Peace Water Winery opened in Carmel's Arts & Design District and business couldn't be better according to owner Scott Burton. "Fantastic and better than could have ever expected," he said. Comment?
Monday Jan 12 | via Live Science
A 6.0-magnitude earthquake struck on Aug. 24, 2014, near Napa, California, with damage shown here south of Highway 12. Image taken on Aug. 24. Twelve large earthquakes shook the globe in 2014, seven fewer than in 2013, according to a final tally of the year's temblors by the U.S. Geological Survey. The numbers are "pretty normal," said University of Washington professor and Washington state seismologist John Vidale, though the quake data do provide some insight into the relatively recent trend of small and moderate earthquakes that have been linked to the drilling of oil wells . Comment?
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