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How Two Wineries are Dealing With Climate Change

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John Hamel II, managing director of Hamel Family Wines, and Tobin Heminway, owner of Green & Red. (Ezra David Romero)

Wineries have been affected by heat, drought and wildfires. Many have seen lower yields and have even lost grapes. But winemakers are also adapting, and finding creative ways to make sure their livelihoods continue.

Today, we follow two wineries in the North Bay and learn how they’re experiencing and adapting to climate change.

Guest: Ezra David Romero, KQED climate reporter

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