minds when it comes to ensuring quality and quantity of their grapes come harvest time. Extreme weather events always take a toll on a vineyard if exposed for too long to extreme temperatures— high or low.
This year’s weather occurrences around the world have been especially rough to the top wine regions causing grapes to either dehydrate, shrivel, become tainted with smoke, ripe ahead of schedule or decrease in quality, not to mention shrink the quantity of grapes worth harvesting.
“In Napa and Sonoma, the excessive heat didn’t affect grapes for sparkling wines or whites harvested earlier in August. But cabernet is in the crosshairs,” reported “Bloomberg.”Read More