Oregon vintners expect crop damage

Oregon vintners expect crop damage

Southern Oregon vintners are expecting some crop damage from the recent cold snap.

Unless the single-digit temperatures persist beyond a few days, however, long-term damage will probably be minimal, vintners say.

The real danger involves new plantings and older vines that are vulnerable to splitting.

The worst cold-weather years in modern Southern Oregon viticulture were in early 1989 and late 1990.

Read more at The Mail Tribune.