Palisade-area winemakers get creative as cold weather nips grapes (Denver Post)

The Denver Post took a look at what Colorado winemakers are doing to stay ahead of the cold snaps that are one of the hardships of making wine in Colorado.

“First it was hail that pounded the vines in 2009. Then freezing winter weather decimated the next year’s crop. Skip forward to 2013 to a spring freeze that killed some varieties of grapes completely and so damaged entire vines that they had to be cut back to nubs…”

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