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Wine Country Grape Harvest Rushed To Beat Looming Storm

Some grape growers and wine makers have been out picking around the clock, racing to protect this year’s crop from an unusually cold Alaskan storm forecast to hit the Bay Area next week.


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UC Davis Survey Finds Wine Industry Bullish Despite Challenges

A new wine industry report indicates that wine grapes will be in short supply over the next few years, but it won’t mean higher prices.



Animal Update: Raisins and Grapes

KCBS’ Jeff Bell talks to Dr. Jack Aldridge, Director of Veterinary Services at The San Francisco SPCA about the surprising effects of raisins and grapes on dogs.


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.



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.


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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

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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

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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