Despite Severe Drought, North Dakota’s Wine Industry on the Grow

There is some cause for concern

  NORTH DAKOTA — Despite severe drought conditions, North Dakota’s wine industry rapidly continues to grow. Wine industry officials in the state say North Dakota’s warmer climate these past months have allowed the cold-climate grapes to ripen faster. While the state’s grapes are naturally more acidic the warm weather and fast ripening made the fruit sweeter and more wine was…