The future of fine wines in the Rogue Valley

Shifting climate means shifting suitability for wine varietals

Alan Journet, Ashland.News January 28 2022

Most Rogue Valley residents involved in agriculture and forestry know that their future success depends on the climate. All plants require the climatic pattern in which they have succeeded historically. Substantial deviations from these conditions result in depressed growth and yield.

Historic patterns and projected trends in regional temperature and precipitation, reveal potential problems. This discussion focusses on one of my favorite attributes of our region: wine varietals.


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