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PHOTO GALLERY: Winemakers hope early harvest will bring better wines

September 4, 2012 | 6:00 a.m. CDT
A good wine loves stress, and some grape growers and winemakers are hopeful about this year’s vintages. “The hot dry summer is good for the fruit. You don’t get as big of a yield, but the flavors are good,” said Dean Schrader, co-owner of a vineyard in Boonville.

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