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The Napa Valley Vintners non-profit trade association is announced it will launch "Harvest Live 2011," the Napa Valley's first week-long, live harvest webcast that will allow viewers to interact in real time with winemakers, vineyard managers and special wine industry co-hosts to hear and see all that's news with this year's crush in America’s premier wine region. To access the interactive webcast, visit the NVV's Harvest 2011 website at

A solar power group deal is currently under way in Sonoma County to expand solar. Sonoma homeowners are utilizing Groupon purchasing power in order to bring down the upfront cost of an installation. Spearhead Solar recently launched “Solarize Sonoma” and currently has 67 people signed up for a free proposal. Founder Daniel Parrella hopes to sign up 250Wine

B.R. Cohn Winery was awarded a Double Gold for the 2007 Olive Hill Estate Cabernet Sauvignon from the 2011 Sonoma County Harvest Fair. Double Gold indicates a gold medal that was a unanimous judge selection. The wine has recently earned a collection of high marks including: Double Gold at the S.F. Chronicle Wine Competition, Best of Class at L.A. International Wine & Spirits Competition and Best of Class in Jerry Mead’s New World International Wine Competition. B.R. Cohn Winery is located in Sonoma Valley.