Less Water: A Long-term Trend
Nov 2013 Issue of Wine Business Monthly
Water: we’ve been hearing a lot about it, or about a lack thereof, lately, particularly in the West. Water supplies are severely restricted in California, Washington, Oregon, New Mexico, Colorado, Arizona and Texas, seven of the 13 leading U.S. wine-producing states by volume. Aquifer levels have fallen in California. A few weeks ago, county supervisors approved an emergency ordinance prohibiting new development or the planting of irrigated crops within the Paso Robles groundwater basin ...
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