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"Government is taking a tool in the California wine industry KCBS Jeffrey shout reports from owner park sales of premium wines to China have slow because the tariffs have driven prices up. It's been a year since China established retaliatory trade tariffs in response to Trump administration policies, and it hasn't just been soybean and walnut growers beef producers impacted but California wineries, according to the wine institute. US wine exports to China have fallen twenty five percent in the year. Equalling fifty million dollars a way that you can reach the consumers in any case Ray Johnson is executive director of the wind business institute at Senova state university. He says companies like wind it history startup gliding eagle are providing Chinese consumers with an option. For example. If you're a wealthy family that visits, California and falls in love with the wines. Chateau montelena. And Robert Mondavi when you're visiting the winery you can now be able you're now able to purchase those wines directly, but wine producers say that amounts to a fraction of the wine, which is usually shipped to China. The Trump administration plans to update the state of trait negotiations later this month in rohnert park Jeffrey show KCBS.."