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WINES FUEL ECONOMY: The Santa Barbara County wine industry provides more than 5,000 jobs and is responsible for attracting tens of thousands of tourists each year, making it one of the most significant sectors in the entire economy. Jim Fiolek, head of the Santa Barbara County Vintners' Association, worries that the passage of the federal CARE bill, which could potentially block winemakers from selling their wares directly to customers in other states, would put some wineries out of business.

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