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France Set to Produce the Least Amount of Wine in 60 Years

Extreme weather has affected innumerable businesses this year as unusual patterns have caused everything from droughts to hurricanes. As French vineyards near the end of their harvest season, it seems that the wine industry can added to the list of those affected. The bad luck for France started with a spring frost that damaged vines in […] Read More »

Spain Rediscovers an Ancient, Potentially Climate-Change-Resistant Wine

Climate change is causing problems across the globe and across industries, including winemaking. As winemakers and vineyards struggle to cope with changing weather patterns, extreme climate events, forest fires, earthquakes and more, there is at least one positive development that can be attributed to climate change: the resurgence of ‘extinct’ ancient wines. In Vilafranca del […] Read More »

Alamo Fire Update: When Wine Country Meets Forest Fire Country

Weather and climate play a strong role in which winegrapes can effectively grow where. Wine loves a particular combination of water and soil type and, unfortunately, in the United States, so do forest fires. As the Alamo Fire, which began early last week, continues to spread in the San Luis Obispo area, wineries nearby keep […] Read More »