Northern California Grapples With Surging Growth of Wine Tourism

Up-and coming wine regions ask how much is too much
Tim Fish
Issue: December 15, 2004

Over the past few decades, the wine boom in California has transformed once quiet, rural landscapes into beehives of tourism. During that same time, the state lost thousands of acres of farmland to housing and commercial uses.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands December 15, 2004.

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