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Sonoma's old vineyards in danger of disappearing

January 15, 2013

For growers the downside to old vineyards is economics. Twain-Peterson calls them "victims of pinot madness," recounting how the Silverado Group bought Barbieri vineyard in 2007 and pulled out its hundred year old vines to plant more lucrative and fashionable pinot noir.