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Percentage decrease in grapes crushed in Napa, California in 2020 compared to 2019 (Sonoma County crushed 36% fewer), according to the 2020 Preliminary Winegrape Crush Report for California. The drastic decrease in the state’s crush figures—the lowest since 2011—is primarily the result of wildfires across the state during harvest. It is estimated that between 240,000 and 325,000 tons of grapes were left on the vine due to smoke taint.

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