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28.Jan
Event Starts: 
10:10AM (PST)
28.Jan

You are invited to join this interactive discussion about the California drought, officially declared by Gov. Jerry Brown on January 17, 2014.

Speakers:
• Hal Huffsmith, Director, Napa Valley Grapegrowers and Director of Vineyard Operations, Trinchero Family Estates
• Domenick Bianco, Member, Napa Valley Grapegrowers and Vineyard Manager, Renteria Vineyard Management

Press conference topics include:
• Current data and comparisons with last major drought of 1975
• Various growing conditions - valley floor vs. hillside
• Current Napa groundwater situation
• Water policy and strategies
• How growers are mitigating drought challenges with water management best practices

Tweet questions to: @NVGrapegrowers

Maker Info
Napa Valley Grapegrowers

The Napa Valley Grapegrowers is a community of wine industry leaders committed to working together to advance the heritage and reputation of the Napa Valley appellation.
 
Representing the majority of planted vineyard land in Napa County, the NVG is passionate about helping growers produce quality grapes in a sustainable fashion that enhance their value and preserve Napa’s long history of world-class winegrapes.
 
As a steward of the land and a resource to its members, the Napa Valley Grapegrowers provides educational seminars, events and services that assist growers in addressing the issues they face, while preserving Napa Valley’s unique grapegrowing heritage for the members of tomorrow.
 
The NVG represents over 670 Napa County grapegrowers and associate businesses.