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Monday, December 13, 2010

Wine News : Forgotten vines help wine makers fight climate change


Afternoon sun Painting by Susan Hoehn

Everyone is affected by Global Warming including the wine producers in luxury vineyards.

On a positive note maybe places like Greenland and Canada will have more wine growing regions in the future?

"Overall, we are seeing a rise in alcohol content and a drop in acidity. That's a problem," said Laurent Audeguin, head of research and development at the French Institute for Vineyards and Wine (IFV), a national repository for grape varietals.
"Acidity is crucial for the balance and the taste of wine, as well as for proper ageing,"



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