Climate change will have impact on Pennsylvania vineyards

Patriot-News: Visitors at Allegro Winery and Vineyards in Brogue, York County always ask owner Carl Helrich what he thinks about the crazy shifts in weather. "I will say the forecasts have not been as reliable as they used to be, and I live by forecasts," he said. For example, he said that in 2002 the earliest the buds on the grape vines broke -- an indicator of the grape growing season -- on April 17. Last year, it occurred March 30. As Helrich points out, that is about an18-day difference in a matter of......

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