How climate change might affect Georgia’s wine regions in 2017
01 May, 2017
Researchers reveal how global warming will affect the wine regions in 2017. According to the research, Georgia comes second in the list of the countries facing big losses of wine harvest.

“Early results of their study reveal that after Mendoza and San Juan in Argentina, the wine regions at the highest risk due to extreme weather events are Kakheti and Racha in Georgia, followed by Southern Cahul
in Moldova (number 3), Northwest Slovenia (number 4), Yaruqui in Ecuador and Nagano in Japan (number 5)”, - Daily Mail reports.

The research was conducted by a multidisciplinary European-Australian team of researchers led by Dr James Daniell of Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT).
According to the study, Georgia’s regions of Kakheti and Racha are at big risk due to due to hail and frost.