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Tipping Point for Growers

July 2007
 
by Jim Gordon
 
During the last two years, while many American vintners began to celebrate a financial situation rosier than they'd seen since the beginning of the millennium, lots of growers, on the other hand, felt like they'd been turned away at the door to the party. Grape prices lived in the basement, pests seemed to be multiplying in the vineyards, and in the perverse logic of the farming business, the worst threat of all--large harvests of excellent quality--materialized.
 

 
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