Wine Openers: Cold temps welcomed by grape growers

Warmer temperatures in January and early February weren’t enough to spur bud break on local grape vines.  An early bud break would leave vines more susceptible to spring frost damage.



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Warmer temperatures in January and early February weren’t enough to spur bud break on local grape vines.  An early bud break would leave vines more susceptible to spring frost damage.

Sunday’s snowstorm and cold temperatures may have come as a shock to those already thinking spring had arrived in the Grand Valley, but it was a good thing for the area’s grape…




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