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California "has inflicted widespread economic damage on the Golden State, especially to its giant agriculture industry, an exception is the heart of its famed Wine Country—Napa and Sonoma counties north of San Francisco. Here the warm days, cool nights and dry weather have produced grapes of taste and quality that many vintners say they haven’t seen since the last drought in 2007-2009, and perhaps even better … Part of the reason: Reduced water forces the grapevines to produce smaller berries, which results in sugar and flavors being more concentrated."

However, while the drought may result in this year's vintage being exceptional, it sounds like nobody is hoping that it will go on, because that could result in "groundwater supplies going dry and a buildup of salt in the soil that can damage grapevines."
KC's View:
Reserve some 2014 cabernet sauvignon for me.