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Wine vs. weed in Napa Valley

“Some winemakers see marijuana as a threat to their image and, potentially, the quality of their grapes. But others see cannabis as the only real way to diversify the county’s grape-dominant agricultural economy as millennials shy away from wine drinking….


Sonoma County needs a TREE ORDINANCE now.

Grape glut or not, our GHG/carbon sequestering resources are being destroyed for more vineyards.  The supervisors continue to kick the can down the road……. Older Trees are being bulldozed in significant chunks….no analysis of GHGs…. Windsor River Road. February 2020…


Wine Slump Threatens California Vineyard Cull

“I worry about Sonoma County, especially small growers,” McMillan continued. “If you are trying to fallow as a small grower, it’s rather difficult if you have bank debt. The bank’s not going to want you to take that vineyard out….