September 24, 2023
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Extreme heat siege adds drama to tri-county grape harvest


Tom Bronzini Central Coast vintners are used to seeing heat spikes in late summer, but the 100-degree-plus weather that went on for up to 10 days in late August and early September was more like a siege. Temperatures reaching up to 111 degrees put vines into a defensive mode that played havoc with the usual…


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