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Climate change a challenge for Australia winemakers

''Good farmers think about what's coming,'' said Mr Jarrett, who has started growing prosecco, a white Italian variety he believes could suit Orange's climate in 20 years' time.

Orange, Australia

WHEN an unprecedented heatwave hit South Australia state, home to the world-renowned Barossa Valley winemaking region, viticulturists fretted about the impact on their grapes.

The crops survived, but the extreme weather last year was a reminder of how climate...

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