Share Tweet Submit Pin It kind of makes you wish there were valuable wine estates in San Juan, honestly. The way the CA wine industry people band together is something we could all take a lesson from.
In October, a large swath of the wine-growing regions of Napa, Sonoma and Mendocino counties were decimated by wildfires. Local relief efforts have been admirably generous and well-organized, though there are still many people displaced and even a few lawsuits erupting over the buying and selling of Cabernet grapes that might or might not have “smoke taint.”
On balance, though, California winemakers are showing themselves to be folks who believe in helping their neighbors. And now the Paso Robles Wine Country Alliance Foundation has announced a contribution of $117,687 for northern California fire relief efforts.
Over 90 Paso Robles wineries and wine-related businesses pulled together to raise funds to help struggling neighbors in the north. […]