Here’s how Oregon’s wine grapes are faring in triple-digit temperatures

Despite record-breaking temperatures, it’s not impacting local wineries just yet — and there’s a silver lining, according to the CEO of Willamette Valley Vineyards.

PORTLAND, Ore. — The big story again this week is going to be our heat; as of Monday afternoon the greater Portland area’s heat wave stood at four days in a row, and the second day in a row with temperatures over 100 degrees.

One place that isn’t worried about the heat is Willamette Valley Vineyards. Founder and CEO Jim Bernau told KGW there are certain temperatures for grapes to thrive in.

“The perfect temperature for growing our wine grapes

→ Continue reading at KGW TV

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