The Complications of Turning Water into Wine
Dec 2003 Issue of Wine Business Monthly
Nestled in the picturesque enclave of Anderson Valley in Mendocino County, Navarro Vineyard gets plenty of annual rain. For the Pinot Noir, Pinot Gris, Chardonnay, Gewürztraminer, Riesling and Muscat vines dotting the hillside, the winery relies in part on ponding basins, filled every season by rainfall and excess runoff. Though the vineyard adjoins the Navarro River, Ted Bennet and Deborah Cahn say even though they could exercise their riparian rights, they would rather be friendly to fish (and...
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