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- California's Thirsty Wine-Grapes
published on Fri, 17 Apr 2015 17:30:13 GMT
In the San Joaquin Valley heartland town of Livingston, located along Highway 99 between Turlock and Merced, the United States' most lucrative wine corporation, E&J Gallo, operates the world's largest winery: a place where serried ranks of massive, 200,000-gallon tanks tower over the surrounding countryside, in a compound ringed by security fences. Were California its own nation, its wine industry would be the world's fourth largest in terms of revenue....