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Crop Insurance Fears for Smoke-hit Vineyards

August 27, 2020

California winegrape growers who have crop insurance may be screwed this year by an odd loophole regarding smoke taint. This unfortunate situation emerged at an online seminar held Wednesday by the California Association of Winegrape Growers (CAWG). With most of the state suffering from smoke caused by wildfires, it was a popular seminar; more than 600 people registered.