A note on the fires in Napa and Sonoma

From the editor of the Omaha Wine Review.

Omaha Wine Review


My recommendation today goes against the spirit of our blog, but I think the the cause is worthy. If you are a fan of Napa or Sonoma wines, or even if you aren’t, you’ve surely heard about the fires ravaging the area this week. It saddens me to hear of the damage to the area, which I got to see for the first time ever this year.

As I hear the areas affected by the fires, I think of all the places I visited that may be affected by this devastating natural disaster. And then I realized how truly selfish those thoughts are. While my wine drinking will certainly be affected by this, far more serious are the effects on the livelihood of all those who live and work in the area. Wine has a reputation for being for the wealthy, but those are far from the only people losing…

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