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Deadly Vine Pest Reaches Northern California Wine Regions

Issue: July 31, 2000

July 31st, 2000 Deadly Vine Pest Reaches Northern California Wine Regions An insect that carries Pierce's disease, an incurable vine malady, is rapidly spreading to new regions. The glassy-winged sharpshooter, which has already hit hard in Southern California, has now established a foothold in the Central Valley and has been found as far north as Sonoma.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands July 31, 2000.

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