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Dry Farming of Grapes in the Napa Valley


Bill Hocker | Sep 20, 2014 on: Watershed Issues

After hearing that Christian Moueix was a practioner of dry farming on his Dominus Estate, there is now a TV report on John William's use of dry farming at Frog's Leap.

The video is here

How many other Napa farmers use this extremely water efficient method? In addition to saving millions of gallons of water each year, there are electricity costs saved in not pumping water. Shouldn't the county be giving additional encouragement to the process?