Extreme nighttime temperatures bring forward wine vintage
This year’s wine grape harvest has again come on quicker than normal, with wine makers blaming the changing climate.
In Queensland’s Granite Belt, the vintage would usually go from mid-January through to April.
But warmer temperatures across the growing period is is seeing the harvest restricted to 4-to-5 weeks.
Rural editor Eddie Summerfield spoke with Sirromet Chief Winemaker Mike Hayes
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