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NAPA, CA - NOVEMBER 14: Atmosphere at Miner Family Vineyard as part of Aloft Hotels Presents Live in the Vineyard on November 14, 2010 in Napa, California. (Photo by Tim Mosenfelder/Getty Images for Aloft Hotels)

Wet Weather Puts A Damper On Wine Country

Some farmers in the Wine Country are taking precautions against the wet weather to protect their crops from fungus.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–06/04/2011

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2010 Proves a Challenging Wine Season

With one of the strangest growing seasons in years behind them, North Bay wine makers are assessing the vintage that just may turn out to be better than anyone expected.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–11/13/2010

Vineyard worker Jimmy Guzman lifts a bucket of zinfandel grapes before dumping them into a bin while harvesting grapes

Wine Country Vintners Race To Finish Grape Harvest Before More Rain

Sonoma Valley winemakers are racing to complete the grape harvest after a weekend storm drenched the vineyards, threatening to mold the grapes.

CBS San Francisco–10/25/2010

European Grapevine Moth (CBS)

California Agriculture Officials Declare Victory Over Grapevine Moth

California agricultural officials say they have successfully beaten back an invasive species that was threatening the state’s wine industry.

CBS San Francisco–10/16/2010

Vineyard worker Jimmy Guzman lifts a bucket of zinfandel grapes before dumping them into a bin while harvesting grapes

Western Vintners Hope Late Harvest Makes Fine Wine

A cool summer along the West Coast has made for a hurried harvest in the nation’s top winemaking regions as growers rush to beat the first frost. Vintners, however, are hopeful the late grapes will make great wine.

CBS San Francisco–10/11/2010

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