The Grapevine

Wine Industry News for November 13, 2017

November 13th, 2017

California is rebuilding, but there are still battles to be fought, including dealing with smoke taint. Also, climate change and an audacious theft in Lake Tahoe. [level-members]

The aftermath of the fires is beginning to set in. The tally of structures lost is still growing. Here’s a discussion of smoke taint from the San Francisco Chronicle. And here’s info on what smoke taint really is.

On a brighter note, rebuilding is already underway.

Then again, climate change is difficult to deal with on its own. Add in that it’s still a bit of a political football, and it’s tough to find the right path.

And finally, the audacity of crime. Think this Lake Tahoe wine thief had a buyer in mind? Or was he stealing for his personal cellar?