What Has Recent Weather Done For (Or Against) California Vineyards? Wednesday, March 15, 2017 | Sacramento, CA Listen / download audio Update RequiredTo play audio, update browser or Flash plugin. How has all the recent rain – and these warmer temperatures – affected California vineyards? Rick Kushman joins us for our monthly segment Kushman by the Bottle. We’ll get an update on what flooded fields do to vines and we’ll get some tips on pairing wines with your favorite St. Patrick’s Day foods.