Big Napa do-over leads to grape plant shortages

BY TRACIE CONE

SAN FRANCISCO — Napa Valley, one of the world’s premier wine-growing regions, has an uncommon problem these days: not enough new grapevine root stock is available to supply the massive replanting that’s under way there.

A trifecta of developments has created the critical shortage:

Aging cabernet vines pl…

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