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Warming Climate Brings Opportunity – and Challenges – to NJ's Wine Industry

Warmer temperatures as a result of climate change are changing the wine landscape in New Jersey.

MIGUEL AMAYA / ABC 7 – MILFORD, New Jersey (WABC) — The warming climate is transforming the wine-making landscape around the world, and turning once chillier New Jersey into a hotspot. But the benefits of greater warmth come with strings attached, including extreme storms, that can complicate production in New Jersey, now the seventh-largest producer of wine in the United States and rapidly becoming a veritable wine country in its own right …