Updated 4:17 p.m. EST

(Bloomberg) – The fires ravaging Northern California stand to leave the area's renowned wine industry with damage that will be felt long after the final flames burn out.

At least four Napa Valley vineyards have been destroyed or significantly damaged, and the toll may be even worse in Sonoma County to the west. Though the majority of grapes have already been picked for the season, the smoke effects on those remaining may mean they have to be thrown out, diminishing this year's vintage.

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