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Four Days of Cold Temperatures Devastate Upper Midwest Vineyards

June 12, 2019

If you talked with any grape growers or vineyard managers this spring, from Texas to Georgia, or north to Connecticut and west to Indiana, there was one word to describe the weather - wet. Rain ended the drought of last year in Texas, flooded the rivers in Missouri, and delayed spraying in vineyards in the Finger Lakes of New York and many other places east of the Rockies. Spring weather was late in arriving and the rainy days were frequent until late in May ...