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The Wine Business Fire Center is your hub for all the news, resources, guides and information you need as the North Bay continues to rebuild and recover.


wine-searcher

Napa's Nights of Fire on the Mountain

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marketwatch

California's fabled wine region is having 'the most horrible, devastating and catastrophic year'

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farmprogress

Napa Valley vintners take stock in Glass Fire's devastation

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aspentimes

How will 2020 wines survive a historic wildfire season?

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abc7news

Gusty wind event prompts high fire danger, potential power shutoffs in Bay Area

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wine-searcher

Napa's Fire Response Overwhelmed and Underfunded

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napa register

Napa County faces big cleanup job following Hennessey and Glass fires

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Sonoma index tribune

Updates: Glass Fire halfway contained with Safari West back in business, Napa Co. damage count climbing

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ktvz

Wed at 8:47 AM PDT   OSU researchers studying impact of wildfire smoke on wine

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wine business monthly

Wineries Deploy Ozone to Clean Smoke Exposed Grapes

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press democrat - paywall

Fred Scherrer, owner of his namesake Sebastopol winery, set up smoke taint think tank with eight other wineries

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spokesman

Washington, local winemakers hopeful grape crops remain undamaged by wildfire smoke

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insurance journal

California Pledges to Protect Homeowners from Insurer Withdrawals Due to Wildfires

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wine-searcher

Napa's Nights of Fire on the Mountain

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marketwatch

California's fabled wine region is having 'the most horrible, devastating and catastrophic year'

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farmprogress

Napa Valley vintners take stock in Glass Fire's devastation

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Santa Rosa Press Democrat

Sharp decline expected in grape yield due to Sonoma, Napa county fires

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mother jones

Picking the Last of the Season's Grapes, With Fire Raging Everywhere

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Business Climate Leaders

Reminder: Register for the Wine Industry Climate Action Webinar

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businessclimateleaders.org

More than 90 U.S. wineries sign climate declaration supporting Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act

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U.C. Davis Department of Viticulture & Enology

Video: UC Davis, OSU and WSU discuss smoke taint research

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bizjournals

Thu at 15:02 PM PDT   Wyden wants aid for wine-grape growers hit by wildfire smoke

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wine business daily news

Thu at 15:22 PM PDT   Napa Valley Grapegrowers Prepare Landowners for Winter This is what you get when you can't pay for it. Yep Yep Yep.

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wine business daily news

Thu at 15:23 PM PDT   Napa County Farm Bureau Releases Fire Prevention Policy And Legislative Recommendations

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wine business daily news

Republic National Distributing Company Matches Constellation Brands' Donation to California Wildfire Relief Funds This is what you get when you can't pay for it. Yep Yep Yep.

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List of Damaged Vineyard & Wineries

Confirmed Damage

Kenefick Ranch Vineyard and Winery: 2020 vintage (held at custom crush facility that did burn down)

Westwood Estate & Annadel Gap Vineyard: 40 acres planted mostly to Pinot Noir and Rhone varieties destroyed.

Dutch Henry Winery: Winery destroyed

School House Vineyard: Two homes on the property destroyed, winery is off-site

Barnett Vineyards: Damage to upper deck, storage shed and vineyards; winery and residence still stand. More information

Fantesca: Equipment and outdoor tasting deck damaged, the rest of the winery stands.

Cain Vineyard and Winery: Main production facility, barn, 2019 and 2020 vintages.

Spring Mountain Vineyard: Vineyard, vineyard manager's home, two buildings (main winery and Miravelle Mansion still stand) More information.

Behrens Family Winery & Sova Wines: Two buildings, including winery

Fairwinds Estate Winery: More information

Sherwin Family Vineyards: Owners confirmed that the winery was leveled, the team is safe and they will rebuild. More information.

The Restaurant at Meadowood: More information

Burgess Cellars (barrel storage and original winery; vineyard damage minimal): More information

Newton Vineyard (extent of damage still being assessed): More information

Hourglass Winery (winery faciltiy and guest house): More information

Tofanelli Vineyards (barn and family home): More information

Chateau Boswell WineryFamed California winery destroyed as fast-moving fires take over wine country

Castello di Amorosa (farmhouse/storage building): Napa Valley's famed castle, Castello di Amorosa, loses building containing all of its bottled wine

Hunnicut Winery (office building and crush pad): More information

 

Updates will be added as information is confirmed