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• Spanish winery to level 154 acres of California redwoods

Spanish winery to level 154 acres of California redwoods

The Spanish Artesa Vineyards and Winery has received permission from the state of California to level off 154-acres of northern California redwoods and Douglas Fir, in order to provide cooler locations for their climate changed vineyards According to NPR, this is a battle instigated by the increasing heat of climate change and a growing public […]

• Sonoma: Boooo. Plan to cut forest for vineyards

Sonoma: Boooo. Plan to cut forest for vineyards

Two proposed “timberland-to-vineyard” conversion projects that would clear almost 2,000 acres of redwoods and firs in California’s Sonoma County have some residents saying enough is enough. Despite recent declines in high-end wine sales and a glut of grape production in Sonoma County, the winemakers are investing millions in environmental studies for the projects. Napa Valley’s […]