Wednesday, August 29, 2007

Earliest German Harvest in Recorded History

Lending credence to a slew of recent discussions about the effects of global climate change on the traditional delicacy and relatively low alcohol of the Rieslings -- and wines in general -- of Germany, here's a short video clip from Reuters which reports on the August 28 start of the earliest harvest ever recorded in German wine making history. Though the images are clearly not from a top quality estate, the early harvest is likely to continue as a pattern throughout Germany's wine regions.

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