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Smoke Exposure: 'Get Out of Jail Free Card' for Winegrape Buyers

October 05, 2020

Another year of catastrophic wildfires in California is once again raising concern about smoke exposure in winegrapes. President and CEO of Allied Grape Growers, Jeff Bitter said most vineyards are being harvested without analysis of smoke impact. The potential of damage to winegrapes has been enough for some buyers to steer clear of this year's crop altogether.