Susan Tipton likes to talk about her award-winning wines produced at Acquiesce Winery in Acampo just outside Lodi, but these days she keeps a close watch on the current drought conditions as well. Tipton took a big hit last year when winter rains didn’t materialize. … Coming into 2021, the vines were watered early with well water, and groundcover crops are used to retain water. But the water table in the area is dropping, adding to Tipton’s concern.
- Manteca Bulletin: Opinion - They’re ’moo-ving’ from California as drought continues to tighten its grip. -Written by Dennis Wyatt.