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TechBear_Seattle Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-16-07 09:37 AM
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Winemakers keep weather eye on climate
Winemakers keep weather eye on climate

Creating wine is all about getting the balance right.

You have to find the best location, with good soil, the right range of temperature, and rain at certain times of year. You must plant the right grapes.

And then you must get lucky with the weather.

So it is no wonder that winemakers are especially aware of the issue of climate change.

Some studies have suggested that the wine map could be changed completely if global warming proceeds apace over the coming decades.


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