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The smoke and the risk it poses to the quality of the wine Camas Cove Cellars can expect is particularly devastating, owner Nancy Parr said in an interview, because this year's crop had been shaping up to be the best yet.

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Lingering smoke a concern in wine business: Grapes may, or may not, be affected
September 16, 2020 1 a.m.

Lingering smoke a concern in wine business: Grapes may, or may not, be affected

As smoke from wildfires blankets the West Coast, some Columbia Basin wine grape growers and makers are watching vineyards with concern, uncertain if the 2020 vintage will be made less palatable by “smoke taint.”