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Will British Columbia Be The New Napa?

by Dave Erickson » Fri Sep 22, 2006 9:33 am

A new study predicts that the world of quality wine production will move north thanks to global warming:

http://www.slate.com/id/2150160
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Re: Will British Columbia Be The New Napa?

by Robin Garr » Fri Sep 22, 2006 9:49 am

Dave Erickson wrote:A new study predicts that the world of quality wine production will move north thanks to global warming:

http://www.slate.com/id/2150160


This isn't meant to pick on you, Dave, but just to brag "You heard it here first," we had a thread on this report - based on a SF Chron story - back in July:

Climate change poses growing threat to Napa/Sonoma
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Re: Will British Columbia Be The New Napa?

by Bruce K » Fri Sep 22, 2006 10:59 am

If things keep going the way they are, we'll probably be seeing Yukon Cabernets, Greenland Pinot Noirs, Lapland Rieslings and Siberian Syrahs. Of course, by that point, those of us who have survived will probably be too hot, miserable and broke to even want to drink wine.
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Re: Will British Columbia Be The New Napa?

by Jenise » Fri Sep 22, 2006 1:29 pm

Gosh I hope so. It's so close!
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