Since Prohibition’s repeal, the states have implemented and enforced laws ostensibly designed to promote temperance, including laws limiting wine, beer, and liquor manufacturers’ ability to coerce or even subtly influence retailers to exclude competitors’ products. To that end, California law prohibits licensed winegrowers and their agents from directly or indirectly giving anything “of value” to […]

Last year, the California Water Resources Control Board enacted a new regulation designed to protect migratory salmon and steelhead in the Russian River: from March 15 through May 15 each year, any diversion of water for the purpose of frost protection from the Russian River stream system, including the pumping of groundwater hydrologically connected to […]

Parravano Witten PC Ron Parravano, an attorney at Parravano Witten, is featured in Saturday Monterey County Heralds Adventures Magazine as a vintner. Check out the article below! Parravano Witten represents several wineries and specializes in ABC Law! Check out our blog Wine Law Decanted!