Passive with since

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Passive with since

Post by Macris » Tue Feb 11, 2020 9:49 pm

I have a doubt about the tenses in this sentence. Can I say :
Wine -is being produced- in Napa valley since the 19th century but it -has been- only since the 1960 that wine of any particular quality -is being produced-.

Or it would be better to use present perfect in the first sentence? I thought that the first sentence should be considered as a passive one but maybe it’s just a mere present perfect... I messed up with the combination of passive- present perfect? :oops:

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Re: Passive with since

Post by Alan » Thu Feb 13, 2020 6:52 am

-->Wine -HAS BEEN produced- in Napa valley since the 19th century but it -IS- only since the 1960s that wine of any particular quality -HAS BEEN produced-.

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