July 22, 2013
Sonoma County wine storage and logistics companies continue to be on the move. Express Wine Delivery is taking advantage of the expansion of Alexander Valley Cellars’ main Windsor warehouse to triple in size itself. …
Novato-based Winery Exchange, which builds and markets national and corporate beer, wine and spirits brands worldwide, inked a sales and distribution deal with St. Helena-based JT Wines, maker of Flasq Wines, said to be the first and only U.S.-produced wine in aluminum bottles. …
“The luxury part is what gives the whole portfolio credibility.” That’s how Constellation Brands Chief Executive Officer Rob Sands explained the company’s initial interest in Robert Mondavi Winery nine years ago and continued investment in the brand on what would have been namesake founder’s 100th birthday. …
International Wine Accessories now has even more aficionado-ware for its catalog with the acquisition of Santa Barbara-based WineKeeper, which makes wine preservation and dispensing equipment for home and on-premise venues, by Cotati-based parent company Planet One Products, Inc. …
Napa Valley Grapegrowers (napagrowers.org) held its second annual Día de la Familia street fair in downtown Napa for the valley’s farmworkers and their families on July 21. …
Bank of the West and Fruition Sciences, an Oakland-based viticulture analysis technology developer with an office in Napa, are taking nominations through Dec. 6 for their new Vintage Report Innovation Award to celebrate innovation and sustainability in viticulture. …
The brain behind the direct-shipping advocacy group Specialty Wine Retailers Association, recently renamed the National Association of Wine Retailers to tackle more issues, is back with a new organization for consumers to campaign for freer access to wine. …
June 24, 2013
SANTA ROSA — In a sign of renewed crunch on North Coast wine storage space, Alexander Valley Cellars overflowed the other half of Sonoma County’s largest warehouse in just two months and now is looking for a fourth facility.
July 25, 2011
NORTH BAY — Regularly scheduled freight rail service is once again a reality in Marin and Sonoma counties bringing with it a lower cost alternative for businesses compared to trucks for shipping raw materials in, and finished goods out, of the region.
March 14, 2011
While the Santa Rosa north corridor real estate market saw an increase in vacancy rates in 2009, during 2010 there was a decrease in the industrial vacancy for the region and office vacancy remained flat.
December 13, 2010
WINDSOR — Alexander Valley Cellars is centralizing its wine warehousing while tripling the size of its direct-to-consumer business in an expansion move to one of Sonoma County’s largest distribution warehouses.
May 24, 2010
WINDSOR – Alexander Valley Cellars is racking up more capacity to store, transport and ship wine as it has picked up a number of customers in the past year and is moving more wine out to the trade and consumers.