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Hopes and plans destroyed overnight by deadly wildfires

AP Photo/Jae C. Hong SONOMA, Calif. (AP) — It was just another Sunday night. Sure, the wind was kicking up, but for hundreds of thousands of people in California’s wine country, their minds were on the week ahead: school and homework, jobs and email, dinner plans and movie nights. Overnight, those winds brought flames, devastation and changes to countless lives. Some permanent, others temporary. So many busy lives have now slipped off track, grossly interrupted by a weeklong complex of historically destructive wildfires that … Read the referenced┬ástory here: Hopes…

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Which Wineries Were Destroyed By Fire In California?

As fires ripped through California’s Napa, Sonoma and Mendocino Counties this week, some of the regions most prominent wineries have been affected by the flames. Some 17 fires spread across Northern California this week, burning more than 115,000 acres and putting many wineries in danger of destruction. Napa Valley Vinters and Sonoma County Vinters were updated by hundreds of the wineries regarding their status in the wake of the fires It appeared at least four wineries in Napa County were significantly or completely destroyed, while at least one in Sonoma…

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