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Report: Weather Reduces Amount of Wine, Not its Quality

Floods, drought, frost and hail cut into world wine production this year across Europe and South America, but the quality of the 2016 vintage shouldn’t unduly suffer. Italy remains the world’s top producer for the second straight year, with a volume of 48.8 million hectoliters, according to figures released Thursday by the International Organization of Vine and Wine. Next come France, hit hard by spring floods and summer drought, and Spain. Overall global production fell 5 percent from...

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