Wine Business Monthly - The Leading Print Publication for Wineries and Growers
Sign In | New User? Register

Smoke and Fire Retardant Effects on Foliage, Juice and Wine Quality

Aug 2011 Issue of Wine Business Monthly
During the late summer of 2010, a severe September heat spike, combined with stiff westerly winds, resulted in the breakout of a series of wildfires in several Northern California locations. Vine damage caused by a wildfire adjacent and upwind of a premium North Coast Pinot Noir vineyard was investigated. After the flames had subsided, it was found that vines had been directly affected by heat, smoke and fire retardant dropped in and around the vineyard to douse the fire. Fire Retardant Damag...
» Article access restricted to registered members of

Don't Have an Account?

WBM is the leading publication for the Wine Industry.

• In-depth Product Reviews
• Industry Trends & Analysis
• Access to over 10 Years of Articles

Registration is FREE and EASY.

Already a Member?

Click the button below to sign in:

subscribe | archive | advertise | 800-895-9463

Copyright© 1994-2016 by Wine Communications Group. All Rights Reserved. Copyright protection extends to all written material, graphics, backgrounds and layouts. None of this material may be reproduced for any reason without written permission of the Publisher. Wine Business Insider, Wine Business Monthly, Grower & Cellar News and Wine Market News are all trademarks of Wine Communications Group and will be protected to the fullest extent of the law.