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After Record Year, California Wine Grape Crop Drops More Than 10 Percent

New numbers out on Tuesday show it’s a statewide dropoff from a record 2013. Last year 4.16 million tons were crushed, a drop of 11 percent. Things were worse in the Lodi district where 674,000 tons of grapes were crushed—a 17 percent drop.


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Keith Brooks and Carmichael Dave Show – January 30th, 2015

RADIO ROW Dick Vermeil with Keith and Dave on Radio Row.


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E 40: The San Francisco Giants Are Going To Win The World Series

E 40 came on with Keith and Dave today. Not your typical guest you hear on KHTK, but a good one. He is not only rapper, he is a wine aficionado, and one big Northern California […]

KHTK Sports 1140–10/02/2014

A car damaged by falling debris in the quake. (CBS13)

Post-Quake Gas Leak Inspections To Last For Days

The utility serving areas damaged by Sunday’s earthquake in the San Francisco Bay Area says it expects to continue searching for possible gas leaks over the coming days.


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Down The Drain: Wineries Brace For Napa Quake’s Toll

Wineries like Silver Oak Cellars are still assessing just how much wine was lost in the Napa Quake.


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Sand Fire Brings Smoke Taint Concerns To Amador County Wineries

No wineries in the area reported losing their entire crop, but now that the smoke has cleared, the lingering concern is what to do with smoke taint. That’s when grapes exposed to smoke release volatile chemical compounds during fermentation.


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Lodi Readying For Farmers Market Wine Tasting Rules

LODI (CBS13) — Fresh vegetables with a fine wine. Governor Jerry Brown signed a new law allowing wineries to sell their wine at farmers markets. The catch is only one winery can offer tastings at […]



Gov. Brown Signs Bill Into Law Allowing Wine And Cider Sampling At Farmers’ Markets

Governor Jerry Brown signed a bill into law Tuesday allowing for limited wine and cider tasting at certified farmers’ markets.



Best Destinations For The Wine Lover’s Vacation

While Napa Valley deserves to be mentioned on any short list of the country’s top wine destinations, there are several other destinations nationwide that are worthy of merit.



Wildlife Drives Winery To Open Tasting Room In Downtown Davis

In the outskirts of south Davis, you’ll find the Putah Creek Winery.