Listen: Wine Country Wildfires Leave Questions for Vintners
By Amy Quinton and Andy Fell
Photographs by Joe Proudman on October 8, 2018 in Food & Agriculture
Seeking Solutions to Smoke Taint in Wine
A year ago this week, a series of fires broke out in Napa, Sonoma, and Mendocino counties. The area is one of California’s best-known wine growing regions. While 90 percent of the grapes in Napa County had been harvested, a few vineyards still had grapes on the vine, including at the University of California, Davis’s experimental station in Oakville.