Will wildfire insurance loss mean the end of Californian wineries?

Wildfire insurance - California winery in Sonoma

Many locations in California are afraid that this fire season will prove to be the last they survive. Wildfire insurance has become an increasingly critical coverage for wineries in California, but many local labels are concerned that they won’t be able to obtain it in future years. Not only are premiums rapidly rising for many wineries, but for many, it is becoming unavailable. Newfound Wines owner Mat Naumann said that while he had been expecting his small Placerville (El Dorado County) vineyard and winery’s wildfire insurance premiums to rise again…

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