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Overextended North Coast vintners face credit challenges amid lower wine values

February 20, 2020

Full tanks and ratcheting down of expectations for wine sales growth have sent pricing for grapes and wine vintners already have crushed down to levels about half of what they were just a year ago. While this means that consumers are expected to eventually get great deals on wine at the shelf, it is also affecting how much vintners can leverage the value of existing wine to operate