LA County Bans New Vineyards Due To DroughtNew Los Angeles County wine is not on the horizon since the Board of Supervisors have imposed a temporary ban on new or expanded vineyards in a large area of the northern Santa Monica Mountains to help manage the severe drought in the region.
U.S. Wine Sales Top France For The First TimeFor the first time ever, overall U.S. wine sales have topped the wine-loving French. It's big news for vintners -- on both sides of the Atlantic -- but don't break out the "We're No. 1!" foam fingers just yet.