Grapevines or redwoods? Sonoma County may have to choose
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The Pacific coast of Sonoma County is one of the hottest wine regions in California (popularity-wise, that is). It’s cool nights and afternoon sunshine are perfect for growing Pinot Noir. But the area is also home to some of the most magnificent old-growth redwood stands in the state. Which gets preference? That’s what’s being fought out now, as reported in this story by P.J. Huffstutter and Louis Sahagun.