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Jess Lander, San Franciso Chronicle

Kashy Khaledi, proprietor of Napa’s trendy Ashes & Diamonds, said the cost of Cabernet Franc grapes he sources has risen 30% over two years. It’s forced him to raise bottle prices this year, from $75 to $80 — though that’s unlikely to slow down sales. “Every year we sell out of it,” said Khaledi. “Every year it becomes more and more successful.”

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