Spring Cold Snap Damages California Vineyards
Growers unable to use frost protection hit hardest, with some dipping into limited water supplies.
Jun 2008 Issue of Wine Business Monthly
"A lovely sight we'd prefer to do without" was how Jon Dodge, owner of Polaris Vineyard in Angwin, California described the ice formation he saw on the trellis in his Howell Mountain vineyard at daybreak on April 21. Temperatures dipped to 24 degrees, and micro-sprinklers were used to help protect the vines, which suffered spora...
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