A New Epidemic Threatens California Wine

Marvin R. Shanken, Thomas Matthews
Issue: October 15, 2000

October 15th, 2000 A New Epidemic Threatens California Wine Back in August 1992, we ran a cover story warning about the threat posed to California vineyards by phylloxera, the root louse that wiped out most of Europe's vineyards in the late 19th century.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands October 15, 2000.

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