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    Earthquake Rattles Napa Harvest

    This morning shortly after 3:00 AM Pacific Time, the strongest earthquake to hit Northern California since the devastating 1989 Loma Prieta quake struck in American Canyon, just south of Napa. Latest measurements are somewhere between 6.0 and 6.1 on the Richter scale.

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    Napa wineries take stock, assess damage after 6.0 Quake

    Napa Valley wineries report diverse assessments as a result of last Sunday morning’s magnitude 6.0 earthquake that shook residents from their 3:20 a.m. slumber. The ‘South Napa earthquake,’ so named by the United States Geological Survey (USGS), was the largest to hit the San Francisco Bay Area since the October 1989 magnitude 6.

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      Daily Wine News: Earthquake Updates

      Terroirist: A Daily Wine Blog - - 9 readers - As wineries assess the damage from Sunday’s earthquake, there are many more updates worth reading. Be sure to check out the New York Times, Press Democrat, Napa Valley Register, Washington Post, and SFist. “Now that I’m feeling more fit, more balanced and clearer about how I can help get out the word about worthy wines, I look forward to doing a better job of that in the coming months.

      Daily Wine News: Mostly Psychological

      Terroirist: A Daily Wine Blog - - 8 readers - Flickr, Frank Fujimoto. “The primary position that I hold is that a winemaker should be able to make whatever style of wine she or he chooses and that includes alcohol levels.” Joe Roberts sits down with Siduri’s Adam Lee. “It seems that the effects of the Riedel glassware are psychological more than scientific.

      Daily Wine News: #NapaEarthquake

      Terroirist: A Daily Wine Blog - - 8 readers - A facility where the Matthiassons stored wine. (Courtesy: Matthiasson Wine.) The big wine news this weekend was the Sunday morning earthquake in American Canyon, just south of Napa. Check out reports from W. Blake Gray, Jon Bonné, Tom Wark, and S. Irene Virbila. The Washington Post has more, including photos from social media. NBC’s Nightly News was also out in Napa.

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