Why Is There A Winegrape Harvest Labor Shortage? – Aug 17, 2017

North Bay winegrowers can’t find enough workers to pick their grapes.

Harvest season is in full swing for vineyards in Northern California…but many winegrowers are seeing a shortage of laborers to work in their fields. KRCB’s Tiffany Camhi spoke with Karissa Kruse of Sonoma County Winegrowers to find out what’s causing the labor crunch…and what growers are doing to make sure no grape goes unpicked.

Sonoma County Winegrowers executive director Karissa Kruse talked with Tiffany Camhi, for this edition of KRCB’s North Bay Report. Find out more about the organization on our webpage at KRCB dot org/news. Hear this story on demand with our free KRCB mobile app. You can also find this and past stories on our new North Bay Report Facebook page. Comment, share and give us a like there. Follow the North Bay Report on Twitter @KRCBNews.

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