Correspondent Tom Wilmer talks with wine producer Vic Roberts, owner of Victor Hugo Winery in Templeton, about transformations in the wine industry in response to COVID-19.
Roberts, a 1979 graduate of U.C. Davis’s enology program, has produced wines in the Central Coast Paso Robles AVA since 1982. He says that wine clubs are a salvation for wineries, especially for those with retail tasting rooms now shuttered. He also talks about changes in harvesting practices in response to the pandemic.
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