While 2007 was too hot, and 2009 too dry, 2010 has presented winemakers with a good mix of sun and rain — something that has some industry insiders optimistic about a good harvest. “I’ve never seen this in 25 years,” Bruce Nicholson, winemaker at Inniskillin in Niagara-on-the-Lake, told the Star. “We’re going to have world-class wines coming out of this year.”
According to the Toronto newspaper, the season kicked off on a high note in April, and now growers are beginning to harvest their grapes with ideal conditions — warm days and cool nights. While last’s year crop was large, despite weather setbacks, this year’s is expected to be abundant, producing high-quality grapes.
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