Stem chewers

My friend and wine-writing colleague Chuck Byers thought earwigs might be gnawing their way through vine-leaf stems in my little vineyard.  Whatever pest was actually responsible for the carnage, it hasn’t come back.  Just to be certain, I’ve sprinkled the plot with diatomaceous earth (silicon dioxide), which crawling critters don’t like to walk through.


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Irvin Wolkoff is a psychiatrist and wine journalist who has been a wine enthusiast and collector since his university days.
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