The first in our yearlong series on the issue.
News: Grape Glut?:
Was the 2005 harvest good or bad for California Wine Country vintners?
The Byrne Report: Pale Rider: The civilian murder rate in Iraq rises as America nears its darkest dawn.
News: Briefs: Veggie farm day in Marin.
Rev: Deciphering Ethanol.
Critic's Picks: A guide to the week's best arts, theater and music events.
Review: 'Duck Season': A day in the life of Mexico City teens.
Interview: Trailer Park Rangers: Eclectic band provide soundtrack for Sonoma County.
Essay: Fake Bands: What's so funny about fakebands.com.
Concert: Johnny Winter: Albino bluesman still going strong.
Interview: Christopher Saywer: Sommelier to the Sonoma Valley Film Festival.
Winetasting: Luna Vineyards: Napa winery is all about Italy.
Review: Della Fattoria: Petaluma restuarant is more than just a bakery.
Review: A. R. Gurney: Pacific Alliance Stage Company in Rohnert Park and Sonoma County Repertory Theater in Sebastopol each stage his work.