Skip to comments.Global warming no friend of California wines: study (This Is Hugh!)
Posted on 06/30/2011 7:09:28 PM PDT by PROCON
(Reuters) - Global warming could make it more difficult for California's prized Napa Valley to make high quality wines over the next 30 years, but could improve grape-growing in Oregon, a study published on Thursday suggests.
A research team led by Stanford University scientists examined four premium wine-growing counties in the West.
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And we know what assuming brings...
For those of you in Rio Linde, "ASSUME" makes an "ASS" out of "U" and "ME"...:=)
I bought a boatload of wine (mostly CA) today.
Not because of global warming, but because MD’s alcohol tax goes from 6% to 9% tomorrow.
More Hope and Change...Mmmmmm, mmmmm, mmmm!
That's really hitting below the belt. Could Victory Gin be far down the road?
Assume will make you pass gas too, eating all that rotting donkey meat, don’tchaknow. BTW, Chile is bottling some of the finest wines on the planet.
They then further assumed, of course, that such an increase in atmospheric greenhouse gases would obviously result in 1.8 degree increase in temperatures. What a crock.
Ahhhh, you FR oldtimers are deniers; it's a 1.9 degree increase; be afraid, be very afraid!..:=)
In business, assume means it there is a boat load of money involved (hidden cost) on your part.
All it'd take is a few VERY WET WINTERS and COOL SUMMERS to do that.
It's happened before ~ at a minimum 20 times, and accounting for interstadials probably a multiple of that ~ let's say 100 times the ice has built up and then pushed its way down hill.
That'd be something and it could bury those grapevines up to their furry little tendrils in mud during the recurring seasonal floods (noting that much of California has never been touched by glaciation in the current 7 million year long period of serious serious cooling ~ or the 2.5 million year long period of serious glaciation ~ just didn't hit the place EXCEPT on the mountains).
and is that with or without volcanic activity pumping 100s of times more life sustaining C/O2 then we generate
Wine Country froze hard this last winter. Had a negative affect on grape production
From last Feb 26
Considering that the next ICE AGE is Absolutely Guaranteed to Happen, I’ll Take Global Warming any day of the week, after all we have been experiencing Global Warming for thousands of years since the last ICE AGE. I might add that this planet experiences an Ice Age roughly every 15,000 years, and has for BILLIONS of YEARS. So what are they whining about???
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