Dec 2003 Issue of Wine Business Monthly
Northeast "Winemakers and grapegrowers in the northeastern United States and Ontario are being plagued once again by Asian lady beetles--an insect that infested their vineyards in 2001 and caused off-odors and flavors in many wines from that vintage," reported the Wine Spectator. The infestation seen this year is not "remotely the size of 2001," according to Ann Sperling, an Ontario winegrower. "In 2001, weather conditions caused the beetle population to explode, particularly around Lake Erie an...
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