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Image of Content Image w 160"The Limitations of the Winkler Index"
  by Patrick L. Shabram, Wines & Vines, Dec. 2018/Jan. 2019
  Reposted here with permission from
  Wines & Vines/Wine Communications Group
  (for online edition with citations, click here)



For recent news, articles or wine blogs on current or past projects:

"Guy Behind the Wine: FRCC Professor is the California Viticultural Expert You've Never Heard Of" Writing the Front Range

"New Studies Reveal the Diversity of the Marintime-Influenced Livermore Valley" Wine Enthusiast

"12 Livermore Valley Vineyard Districts Charted," Wine Business Monthly

"The Limitations of the Winker Index," Wines & Vines

"8 New California AVAs on the Horizon," SevenFifty Daily

"California's Edgiest, Riskiest Wine Region Is About to get a New Name," Bloomberg

"Sta. Rita Hills Expansion Approved," Santa Barbara Independent

"Sta. Rita Hills Expansion Approved," Wine-Searcher

"Feds Approve Controversial Expansion of Sta. Rita Hills AVA," Noozhawk Santa Barbara

"Santa Rita Hills Expansion Approved," Francis Robinson

"Lamorinda Now a Name of Viticultural Significance," Lamorinda Weekly

"Bedroom Communities Seek Vineyard AVA," Wines & Vines

"Feds Now Reviewing Sta. Rita Hills Expansion," Santa Barbara Independent

"Turf War: Proposed Expansion of the Sta. Rita Hills AVA," Crush Counsel

"An In-Depth Look at the Proposed Sta. Rita Hills AVA Expansion", Hawk Wakawaka Wine Reviews

"Here Comes Lamorinda,"

"Freestone-Occidental AVA: An Interim Report,"

"Lamorinda Gets Closer to Official Wine Region Designations," Lamorinda Weekly

"Be careful when changin appellation boundaries,"

"Should the Sta. Rita Hills be Larger," Wine Spectator

"Sonoma Coast New A-Lister," Wine Enthusiast

"San Andreas Winemakers Fight Wild Boar to Make Pinot Paradise," Bloomberg

"Taking Root," Santa Rosa Dress Democrat

"Drawing New Lines for Wines on the Sonoma Coast,"

Other recent industry news and articles of interest:

"Busting wine terrior myths: The science soil and wine taste," Decanter

"Sequencing Study Lifts Veil on Wine's Microbial Terrior" (UC Davis Press Release)

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