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Wine Organization Forecasts Historically Bad Year Due To Weather Events

Europe, home to the world's leading wine producers, is making wine at significantly lower levels than usual – and that's because of weather such as frost and drought that have damaged vineyards.
A truck passes by burgundy vineyards during the grape harvest season last month in Volnay, central France. / Laurent Cipriani / Shutterstock.com

World wine production is having a historically bad year.

Europe, home to the world's leading wine producers, is making wine at significantly lower levels than usual – and that's because of "extreme weather events" such as frost and drought that have damaged vineyards, according to the International.

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