ST. HELENA, Calif. (AP) — With California in the grips of drought, farmers throughout the state are using a mysterious and some say foolhardy tool for locating underground water: dowsers, or water witches. Practitioners of […]
MODESTO, Calif. (AP) — California agriculture officials are reporting good news for wine lovers and vineyard operators alike: a record harvest of wine grapes. The Modesto Bee reports that growers in the nation’s premier wine […]
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – A California grape growers association says the state’s 2013 yield topped four million tons, leaving the domestic wine industry with ample supply. But worries loom about this year’s crop, as California’s […]
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — An experiment in the age-old art of winemaking began on Wednesday as a California winery submerged four cases of Cabernet Sauvignon in Charleston Harbor to see how the ocean affects the aging of the wine.