Stu is quoted in Bloomberg harvest round-up

Elin McCoy at Bloomberg does an international harvest recap on September 18.

She quotes Stu:

An all-over-the-place picture in California…On Spring Mountain, Stu Smith of Smith-Madrone says his chardonnay will be good, but down 25% to 30%.

The editor illustrated with a photo from Smith-Madrone’s Instagram of Ulysses Martinez-Duran standing next to a gondola of Cabernet Sauvignon:

The rest of the article:

Author: corkingnapa

Julie Ann Kodmur is a second-generation Californian who was born in San Francisco and grew up in La Jolla. As an eighth grader she was the runner-up in the state spelling bee. She’s lived in Italy and New York and now lives in the Napa Valley with her family. She is a marketing and publicity consultant in the wine industry. Her business life can be seen at This is the home for the overflow. The ‘title’ is a reference to a sculpture honoring an Argentinean journalist who practiced his craft in the 1930s before literally dying for his words. No such drama here, just hopefully some provocative fun.

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