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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.


kqed

Tue at 6:50 AM PST   How Wine Country is Adapting to Climate Change

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Jess Lander

When fire threatened, how a Napa wine writer chose which bottles to save

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beverage industry enthusiast

Reeling from Historic Wildfires, U.S. Winemakers Ask, 'What's Next?'

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nbcphiladelphia

Fire Burns at Montgomery County Winery

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north bay business journal

Year after year of Northern California wildfires keep cleanup companies overly busy

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W. Blake Gray for wine-searcher

Landfill Woes Napa's Latest Concern

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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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theguardian

Naked Wines testing Californian wines for smoke-damaged grapes

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oregonlive

Oregon's Brooks Winery passes on the 2020 vintage over wildfire smoke concerns - Paywall

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barrons

West Coast Wineries Remain Hopeful for 2020 Vintage

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dailyevergreen

Researchers study ashy aromas, tastes in wine affected by wildfires

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kqed

Tue at 6:50 AM PST   How Wine Country is Adapting to Climate Change

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Jess Lander

Mon at 6:34 AM PST   When fire threatened, how a Napa wine writer chose which bottles to save

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beverage industry enthusiast

Reeling from Historic Wildfires, U.S. Winemakers Ask, 'What's Next?'

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nbcphiladelphia

Fire Burns at Montgomery County Winery

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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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prnewswire

Mon at 6:41 AM PST   The Wonderful Company Announces Recipients Of Over $500,000 In Relief Funding To California Wine Region

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napa register

Wineries ask Napa County to help speed disaster recovery This is what you get when you can't pay for it. Yep Yep Yep.

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edd.ca.gov

Disaster Unemployment Assistance benefits are now available in 10 California counties impacted by widespread fires

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wine business daily news

Winebow Donates to California Wildfire Relief Efforts 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