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Oregon winemakers affected by drought

Posted at 7:50 AM, Jun 21, 2021
and last updated 2021-06-21 11:48:50-04

This hot and dry weather might affect your next glass of vino.

In Oregon some winemakers say it's having a big impact on their crops and ultimately the way the wine will taste.

Winemakers say the hotter weather is making the vines think that it's later in the year pushing up the bloom and the harvest.

The crops are about 2 weeks ahead of schedule.

This winemaker says the grapes need more time to mature on the vine and develop flavor.

So this year's wine will likely have a lighter body.