Submitted by Central Valley ... on Sunday, March 29th, 11:55 am
MODESTO – E. & J. Gallo Winery will purchase J Vineyards & Winery. Gallo announced the purchase Tuesday and will take over the winery which produces sparkling wine from vineyards in Sonoma County’s Russian River Valley. ... Read More
California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Director and State Health Officer Dr. Karen Smith today warned consumers that the consumption of unpasteurized (raw) dairy products may cause serious illness... Read More
Submitted by Central Valley ... on Thursday, March 26th, 2:15 pm
SALIDA — Blue Diamond Growers broke ground Friday on a new almond receiving warehouse at its facility in Salida, which will expand its receiving capability by one third, the cooperative announced.
“This warehouse will be state of the art in design, providing gentle handling, food safety and added flexibility in order to meet the needs of our grower-owners as well as customers,” said Salida plant manager Darrell Nelson.
The expansion was prompted by Blue Diamond’s expectation that business will grow 20 percent... Read More
Avocados are a fresh, natural, wholesome part of a healthful diet. They’re irresistibly rich in flavor and avocados also provide vital nutrients and phytochemicals. Diets rich in fruits and vegetables may reduce the risk of some types of cancer and other chronic diseases.
Submitted by Central Valley ... on Friday, March 20th, 12:25 pm
Asparagus is back in season and Stockton is ready to celebrate with the sixth annual Great Stockton Asparagus Dine Out. Locally grown asparagus will be showcased at more than 30 participating restaurants throughout Stockton as they put the vegetable to creative use in a variety of main dishes, drinks and desserts.
“The trend of focusing on local cuisine that utilizes locally grown and sourced ingredients is growing nationwide,” said Visit Stockton CEO Wes Rhea.
The Great Stockton Asparagus Dine Out (GSADO and pronounced “ja-saw-doh” ) will run the entire month of April.
Submitted by Central Valley ... on Tuesday, February 17th, 3:00 pm
ACAMPO — The life of an aristocrat is the stuff of fantasy for many Northern Californians, but now thanks to Lange Twins Family Winery and Vineyards and Wines that Rock, at least we can drink like one.
The companies have partnered on the newest release of Downton Abbey Wines, the Countess of Grantham Collection, a tie-in to the wildly popular PBS show “Downton Abbey.”
“We are thrilled to broaden our Downton Abbey Wine portfolio to include these popular varietals crafted with exceptional California fruit,” said William Zysblat of Wines that Rock and co-founder of Downton Abbey Wines... Read More