From the WSJ in an article titled "Thirsty Farmers Turn to Wine":
"Faced with skyrocketing water prices and an uncertain supply, avocado farmers in San Diego County, long the nation's top avocado-producing region, are uprooting their trees in favor of more water-efficient crops. Many are growing grapes and getting licenses to operate wineries. Others are replacing avocado trees with exotic flowers or specialty fruits that they can hawk at local farmers markets."
Read it all here: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001...