Thursday, 24 September 2020 Winemakers on the US West Coast fear that smoke from wildfires that has blanketed the region will be a disaster for their 2020 vintages, imparting an unwanted smoky taste to their wines. (Sept. 24)
Wildfire smoke has already traveled from coast to coast, and the tainted air quality could have another nationwide impact. Winemakers in California, Oregon and Washington say the smoke could make grapes taste smokey.
Wildfires have been burning across the state of California for weeks - some of them becoming larger complexes as different fires merge. One of those was the... Eurasia Review Also reported by •Newsy •Newsmax
The smoke from dozens of wildfires in the western United States is stretching clear across the country — and even pushing into Mexico, Canada and Europe. While... SeattlePI.com Also reported by •Newsy •Denver Post
TURNER, Ore. (AP) — Smoke from the West Coast wildfires has tainted grapes in some of the nation's most celebrated wine regions with an ashy flavor that could... SeattlePI.com Also reported by •Haaretz