Washington and Oregon wine regions have experienced record heat, heavy rains and now subzero temperatures, potentially damaging vines that have survived so far. The past weekend had temperatures from minus 2 degrees to minus 20 degrees Fahrenheit, damaging some vines, but also providing an early harvest of ice wine grapes. "We are likely to see a little bit of everything this winter, as evidenced already by the record-setting wet September," said Southern Oregon University professor Greg Jones.
Wash., Ore. growers evaluate freeze damage, harvest ice wine grapes early
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