Climate Change Is Already Affecting Wine, and Tasters Are Having Trouble Keeping Up

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NEWBERG, OR — APRIL 11: Last month, heavy rain drenched Oregon’s Willamette Valley Wine Country, causing serious flooding in much of the state. Photo: George Rose/Getty Images

In the summer of 2018, the Klondike fire burned 175,000 acres in southern Oregon, which directly affected the Rogue Valley wine region. After the fire, major out-of-state grape buy…

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