As the weather begins to warm and the vines begin to come alive again, it’s a good time to talk about what wine drinkers can expect in wine trends and get some insight into what the region’s experts are seeing. South Coast Winery Master Winemaker Jon McPherson said he sees a lot of positives heading into the spring season, despite the recent dry spell. “2020 looks to be a good year with respect to the growing season,” he said. “We need another 5-8 inches of rain, March looks to be a wet month (according to NOAA), but we will see. We are coming off a large 2019 harvest, so there is a surplus in some quarters.” Reporting from the lab at South Coast, McPherson can’t wait to release some wine he’s been agin
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