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How changing climate is affecting wine growing

As temperatures warm up across the globe, crops are being affected in different ways. Wine grapes are very sensitive to local variations in temperature, and with warmer temperatures the varieties of grapes that can be grown may change to varieties that are less useful for wine production. Here are several stories about the impacts of warming climate on wine growing.

Food and Wine: Germany’s Ice Wine Harvest Wiped Out Due to Warm Temperatures

Fruit Growers NewsWinegrapes face climate change decline unless growers swap varieties

Food and Wine: Climate Change Could Force Burgundy and Bordeaux to Specialize in Mourvedre Wines

 

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