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Nick Perata, the owner of Perata Luxury Tours, says he's had 38 cancellations since the fires hit.
Nick Perata - a Napa tour operator - regrouping after nearly 40 cancellations due to fire. pic.twitter.com/aQehLHNApu— Eric Thomas (@ericthomaskgo) October 19, 2017
Perata tells ABC7 News that fire damage was primarily confined to the hills above Napa and the downtown area and vineyards are largely untouched. But, his half-dozen tour guides are sitting idle, and he estimates he's lost more than $30,000 in business.
At nearby Porter Vineyards, a small winery in a scenic portion of Napa Valley, the fire burned close but never got onto the property.
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Owner Tom Porter estimates that 60-percent of his crop was already harvested before the fires ignited.
Porter Vineyards and other wineries open for business and want tourists to know it. pic.twitter.com/0fO0JZdxGp— Eric Thomas (@ericthomaskgo) October 19, 2017
"'Whites, Merlots, and Syrahs are okay," said Porter, but smoke may have damaged his Cabernet grapes. Porter won't know for a little while.
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The winery produces about 3,500 cases per year. Porter says they only got power back on Wednesday, so hosting guests wasn't an option before. But, now they want to visitors to know they are welcome and that Napa is open for business.
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