Northern California’s agave pioneers are helping to evolve the crop from a novelty to a force of stability within California’s changing bread basket.
After the death of Queen Elizabeth II, the resignations of two prime ministers and the rapid plummet of the pound, the British economy is more volatile than it’s been in decades. Has the ripple effect reached British businesses on this side of the pond?
In 2007, genetic researchers in Madrid used new DNA techniques to identify the origin-point of mission vines. What they found was that the mission grape’s backstory involved more travel, travail and endurance than anyone guessed.
Each issue, we dig into the working habits of a top executive in the Capital Region, providing insight into how they get things done.
Rosebud’s is known for authenticity and acceptance as much
as for good food, and is a leader on several local issues
involving homelessness and LGBTQ rights.
The Zuckerman family started a farming empire on a Stockton
island. Over 100 years later, they’ve branched out to several new
businesses but have stayed true to the crops that started it
The Sobon family, owners of Sobon Estate and Shenandoah
Vineyards, are continuing a 166-year legacy of winemaking in
Amador County. Their land has been a vineyard since
1856, making it one of the oldest in the state.
Now in its fourth generation of family ownership, Vacaville-based
dried fruit company Mariani Packing Co. focuses on healthy living
— not just for its consumers, but also for its
The West End Revival, a ticketed dinner organized by the Last
Supper Society, evoked the people and businesses that were
displaced to make way for the Capitol Mall Project — a cautionary
tale for modern developers and city planners envisioning the
future of Sacramento.
After the three-year pandemic hiatus, Our Street has grown into a tightly choreographed event that brings in visitors as far afield as the Bay Area. We asked Yellow Brick Group co-owner Shawn Kahan for his post-event takeaways.