Global warming brings Pinot Noir cultivation to Japan's north


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Reads more like an advertisement for wine than an article about global warming!

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What is NARO, which pops up unexplained in the next to last paragraph?

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Paragraph 8, perhaps:

National Agriculture and Food Research Organization

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If we try hard enough, we can warm the planet so much that pinot noir can be grown in Antarctica. After that, the whole planet will be too warm for grapes.

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Yet the price of wine production in Japan means it is much more expensive than any imported wine....

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28 hectares, a drop in an ocean.

Outside needed temperature, quality of soil is essential and Hokkaido is known for good agriculture lands.

Global warming benefits us all.

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Tell that to the polar bears.

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