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Warm Weather Could Force Early Grape Harvest

The warmer weather and heat wave earlier this month could have a big affect on this year’s grape harvest.


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Massive Napa Do-Over Prompts Grape Plant Shortage

A massive replanting in Napa Valley of some of the world’s priciest vineyards is so widespread a critical shortage of grapevine root stock has developed.


(credit: CBS)

Wine Grape Harvest Suffered In 2011

The late freezes and untimely rain impacted California’s wine grape harvest just as vintners had predicted: The 2011 harvest was down 7 percent to 3.3 million tons.