Recycled Wastewater In The Wine Vineyard: Unknowns, Health Hazards, Brand Issues

April 18, 2014

NOTE TO READERS: In 2012 Wine Industry Insight pointed out in some of the dangers lurking in the current practice, theory and science of using recycled wastewater for irrigation of crops and landscaping: Toxic Irrigation: Major Study Indicts Chemicals Found in Recycled Wastewater Used For Vineyards And Other Crops. This article picks up where that […]

Wine Industry Connections – The Ontiveros Network

April 10, 2014

Solid, intelligent relationships underpin business success, especially in the wine industry. This is the first in a continuing series of articles based on federal, state and local documents as well as other public, open source information. The links among people and companies may be that of owner, investor, partner, executive, board member or other relationships […]

Silverado Premium Properties & Winegrowers Sold To TIAA-CREF

April 4, 2014

Only the best of corporate transitions can go so smoothly that no one notices. That seems to have happened with the sale of Silverado Premium Properties LLC and Silverado Winegrowers Holdings LLC: the biggest wine industry sale that almost everyone missed. Almost everyone, except for Michael Fritz of Farmland Letter who, on May 24, 2012, […]