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Ohio wine grape losses hit hardest in Northeast Ohio, but still plenty to drink.

Jan. 21, 2015

"Ohio grape growers – the spark of our fast-growing, $500 million wine-tourism industry -- are expecting a near-total loss of their best crops this year, thanks to the coldest, toughest winter in they can remember.

Glasses of estate-grown Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Riesling will continue to clink at Ohio wineries, but don't forget to recognize your local winemaker between sips. Those folks laboring in the vineyards could use some cheering up."   Read more...

News article by Debbi Snook with The Plain Dealer.