Tag: wildfires

California 2020: A Lawyer’s Vintage

The 2020 vintage was, quite simply, a disaster for California wine. But until recently, quantifying just how badly the fires affected

California Runs Dry

Over the last year or two, the ubiquitous two-word phrase ‘climate change’ has, with increasing frequency, been replaced with the

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Smoke Taint Looms Large in CA

It has now been six weeks since the successful containment of the Glass Fire, a 67,484-acre (27,310-ha) blaze that burned in both

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Wine News: What I’m Reading the Week of 10/25/20

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Wine News: What I’m Reading the Week of 10/18/20

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burned car from Glass Fire

Napa Licks Its Wounds and Holds Its Breath

As of this morning, the Glass Fire, which burned more than 67,000 acres in Napa and Sonoma Counties is 97%

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Wine News: What I’m Reading the Week of 10/11/20

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Napa Wineries Ask ‘What now?’ As They Survey Glass Fire Wreckage

The following is the introduction to an article I penned for Club Oenologique, a fantastic new online magazine out of

Wine News: What I’m Reading the Week of 10/4/20

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Orange Harvest

Vinography Images: Orange Harvest

Orange Harvest.LOS OLIVOS, CA: Dark afternoon smoke from the officially named Alamo Fire, burning in the nearby coastal mountains within

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Napa and Sonoma Burn Again. Horribly.

I don’t know how coherent this particular piece is going to be, as I watch the social media evidence of

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Wine News: What I’m Reading the Week of 9/27/20

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Wine News: What I’m Reading the Week of 9/20/20

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Harvest of Fear

Writing a column about the state of harvest on America’s west coast in the face of historic wildfires seems to

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Wine News: What I’m Reading the Week of 9/13/20

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Wine News: What I’m Reading the Week of 9/6/20

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Heros' Rest

Vinography Images: Heroes’ Rest

Heroes’ RestSANTA MARIA, CA: Dark afternoon smoke from the officially named Alamo Fire, burning in the nearby coastal mountains within

Wine News: What I’m Reading the Week of 8/30/20

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Donate to the 2020 Wine Country Fire Relief Fund

Donate Now Wine country, and the people that live there are hurting. Badly. Covid-19 was a sucker punch to the