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Magazine Archives: June 15, 2018

Vintners Confront Specter of Smoke Taint

Augustus Weed
Issue: June 15, 2018

Smoke taint has become a major concern for Northern California vintners whose vineyards were struck or were near the wildfires this past October. But most winemakers expect the impact on the finished wines to be low. Wine Spectator Augustus Weed's reports.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands May 15, 2018.

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