Many tasting rooms need to be redesigned for social distancing, which makes this an opportune time for wineries to rethink their approach.
Napa Valley Vintners this week submitted its proposed guidelines for tasting room operations in a COVID-19 world.
The Napa Valley Vintners Group has submitted a safety plan for the eventual reopening of tasting rooms to local authorities.
The economic ripple effects on the rest of the local economy are just beginning to be calculated as Sonoma County’s $2.175 billion annual tourism economy is now all but closed.
A looming recession may mean consumers give the “thumbs down” to low alcohol beverages.
Sattui says he “felt guilty” about taking the money from the federal Paycheck Protection Program.