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May 2, 2019 Press Release

Washington – Today Congressional Wine Caucus Co-Chair Mike Thompson (CA-05) announced the Rep. Dan Newhouse (WA-04) will serve as the new co-chair for the caucus. A fellow grape grower, Newhouse will help lead the bicameral and bipartisan organization for the 116th Congress.

Feb 27, 2017 In The News

C. Mondavi & Family in conjunction with the Military Veterans Caucus and Congressional Wine Caucus are proud to be presenting Purple Heart Wines ( from Napa Valley on March 1st, 2017 in Washington D.C.

Jan 23, 2017 Press Release

Washington – Today, Congressional Wine Caucus Co-Chairs Reps. Mike Thompson (D-CA-05) and Duncan Hunter (R-CA-50) applauded a new trade enforcement action to ensure both imported and local wines have equal access to grocery store shelves in Canada. Currently in British Columbia, only wines produced in the province can be sold on grocery store shelves.

Jul 15, 2011 Floor Statements

Washington, D.C., Jul 15, 2011 - Mr. Speaker, I rise today in recognition of community member Lucio E. Perez for being named Agriculturalist of the Year by the Napa County Farm Bureau. Mr. Perez comes from a long history of working with Napa's bountiful soil. His grandfather, Mr. Lucio D.

Jul 1, 2011 In The News

Washington, D.C., Jul 1, 2011 -

Northern California's status as the country's cultural and economic center of high-value wines is likely in jeopardy by mid-century as global warming cuts into the amount of land suitable for growing premium grapes, a study has found.

May 31, 2011 In The News

Washington, D.C., May 31, 2011 -

Where politics and wine meet, there are issues of great import, lots of schmoozing and, of course, funny-looking costumes and silly proclamations.

Mar 22, 2011 In The News

Washington, D.C., Mar 22, 2011 -

Rep. Dan Lungren, hoping to get an earful from Calaveras County's wine industry, plans a listening session Wednesday at Ironstone Vineyards in Murphys.

Mar 18, 2011 In The News

House Resolution 1161 picks up where last year’s 5034 left off; can shipping opponents attract more votes this time?