July 20, 2024
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Wine Buzz: As drought deepens, vintners look for ways to turn not much water into wine


When coyotes begin to nibble on vineyard drip lines, deer amble by for a snack and spider mites take refuge in dusty leaves, you know water is scarce. According to maps by the U.S. Drought Monitor, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara and Ventura counties are now in “extreme drought” conditions with the eastern county borders…


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