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Wildfires Batter California Wine Country

Mitch Frank, Kim Marcus, Aaron Romano, MaryAnn Worobiec
Issue: December 15, 2017

October is a month of high risk for wildfires in Northern California. Summers are long and dry, and northern winds can spread flames quickly. This year, winds reached 50 to 70 mph, and the wildfires grew to 22 large blazes within five days spreading destruction. Wine Spectator staff collaborated on this report.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands November 14, 2017.

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