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Magazine Archives: Sept. 30, 2011

Washington Faces Freeze Aftermath

Harvey Steiman
Issue: September 30, 2011


That sound coming from the Pacific Northwest is the collective exhale of Washington vintners relieved that this past November's freeze and a cold, slow start to the 2011 growing season have caused less vine damage than feared. Early estimates of the state's 2011 grape crop range from 70 percent to 90 percent of normal. Wine Spectator's Harvey Steiman reports.


For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands August 23, 2011.


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