Atlas Vineyard Management and Price Family Vineyards announced their purchase of Sonoma Coast’s Walala Vineyard as part of a formed joint venture. The vineyard is comprised of 17 acres of Pinot Noir at 1200 feet above sea level, just a few miles from the Pacific Ocean. In addition to Walala, the companies are looking to acquire other vineyard properties together.
According to the Napa Valley Register, producers of wine country music festival BottleRock are planning an earthquake relief concert, tentatively scheduled for September 28, 2014. Cosponsored by the Napa Valley Expo, the event hopes to raise money for those affected by the August 24th earthquake through the Napa Valley Community Foundation, an organization supporting area small businesses and residents.
Drizly, a beer, wine and liquor delivery app, has expanded into Washington D.C., its sixth metropolitan market. The company, which has raised $4.8 million in funding since launching in 2013, is also currently operating in Boston, Chicago, Denver, New York and Los Angeles.