Bushfires - more than a coincidence?
20 Jul 2009 by Jancis Robinson
Oh dear.  In a few hours' time I'm supposed to set off on a very brief visit to the Most  Famous Wine Region I Have Never Visited, the Okanagan Valley in British Columbia.  And what do I find?  Bushfires raging there, as reported for example even by BBC News in Thousands flee Canadian wildfires .  You may remember that just before my scheduled visit to the Yarra Valley last February, terrible bushfires raged through that wine region. See, for example, all the articles highlighted if you click on the bushfires tag at the end of this article. I certainly hope that the Canadian experience is not as tragic as...

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