How the brewing trade war hurts American brewers

In How trade tensions make my reporting difficult published in early August, I elaborated on how the wine sector, among others, were caught up in the prolonged China-U.S. trade row. Back then, most vintners in California’s Napa Valley had declined our interview requests though they were dismayed at the rounds of tit-for-tat tariffs. Even in the biggest blue state of the United States, wine producers had been reluctant to take a public stance.