A reception will be held May 12 to celebrate the remarkable life of the late Millie Howie, a wine writer and community activist who elevated Sonoma County’s place on the world wine stage and was the driving force behind the Sonoma County Wine Library in Healdsburg. MORE
Black Ruby, a 19-year-old mare owned by Mary and Sonny McPherson of Healdsburg, did not attend the Equus Awards banquet at the Flamingo but she was the star of the evening. She was honored for her lifetime achievement and winning role in advancing mule racing locally, nationally, and internationally. MORE
Farm Bureau Foundation of Sonoma County will award more than $30,000 in scholarships this year to deserving students studying agriculture or an agricultural-related field at a four year college, junior college or vocational school. ALL scholarship applications are due by 5 p.m. Friday, April 13, 2012. MORE
Sonoma County has a serious agriculture crime problem. Take this opportunity to become informed about ways to prevent crime through education, marking of property (OAN Program) and surveillance equipment. The seminar is being held on Wednesday, April 25th at Stewarts Point Store. MORE
When Bob Cabral, winemaker extraordinaire at Healdsburg’s Williams-Selyem Winery, learned he was the winemaker of the year – for the world - he confesses near shock while experiencing emotions that ranged from exhilaration to regret. MORE
A dramatic turnaround in the wine market is sharply increasing prices for grapes, bolstering the spirits and optimism of growers beaten down over the last several years by sluggish demand, low prices and hellish weather during harvest. MORE
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