Author: DD Beverage Team

In what may give some hope to California’s beleaguered wineries and vineyards in high wildfire risk areas, California Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara last Tuesday directed insurers to provide details about cancellation, nonrenewal, or rejection of commercial insurance policies. Agribusiness insurance carriers operating in California or participating...

The year 2020 shook California’s wine industry to its core. Challenges from the COVID-19 pandemic, ensuing quarantines, and wildfires tested the staying power of even the largest wineries. Now the wine industry faces a more considerable and more long-term challenge as the traditional insurers of...