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WHITE WINE grapes like these Gewürztraminer grapes at Madroña Vineyards are unaffected by the smoke from the Rim Fire. Democrat photos by Pat Dollins

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Winemakers unfazed by smokey mornings

By From page A1 | September 11, 2013

Smoke from the Tuolumne Rim Fire has been a prevalent visitor to El Dorado County for the past two weeks, especially at the higher elevations, prompting concern about how smoke exposure might affect the wine grapes in the area.

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