German winegrowers harvesting early due to heatwave

A farmer harvests wheat near Usingen, Germany, August 6, 2018. REUTERS/Ralph Orlowski

LOERZWEILER, Germany (Reuters) – While many German farmers fret about the sweltering heat which has damaged their crop, wine growers are harvesting early thanks to the hot and dry weather. Mathias Wolf, who manages a vineyard in Loerzweiler – around 40 kilometres southwest of Frankfurt – said the grape harvest was about two weeks ahead […]

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