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No Whining In The Vineyards: Grape Crop Great

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It was not a good summer for water availability. 

And it was a terrible year for fires. 

But the drought and heat were not all bad for all living things.  Take wine grapes, for example. 

In fact, take a lot of them, because they appear to be quite abundant this year. 

Southern Oregon University climatologist Gregory Jones joins us. 

Dr. Jones explains the weather factors that produced what appears to be a bumper crop in Oregon vineyards.
 

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Geoffrey Riley is a graduate of the University of Missouri School of Journalism and has hosted the Jefferson Exchange on JPR since 2009. He's been a broadcaster in the Rogue Valley for more than 35 years, working in both television and radio.