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The famous vineyards of France will be moved north to escape from devastating summer heat waves

The famous vineyards of France will be moved north to escape from devastating summer heat waves

  • Vines in wine-producing areas such as Coteaux du Languedoc were very burned
  • The rise in temperature can cause vineyards to move further north
  • Temperatures up to 114.6 F (45.9 C) caused some estates to lose 80 percent of their grapes

The vineyards of France can be forced to go to more northern regions because of the burning summer temperatures.

In the last days of last month, when temperatures up to 114.6F (45.9C) were recorded, the vines in wine producing areas such as Coteaux du Languedoc were severely burned.

Some estates have lost 80 percent of their grapes.

It could mean that vineyards occur more often in the damping areas of the country that were previously considered unsuitable for large-scale production.

In the last days of last month, when temperatures up to 114.6F (45.8C) were recorded, the vines in wine-producing areas such as Coteaux du Languedoc were severely burned

In the last days of last month, when temperatures up to 114.6F (45.8C) were recorded, the vines in wine-producing areas such as Coteaux du Languedoc were severely burned

It could mean that vineyards occur more often in the damper areas of the country that were previously considered unsuitable for large-scale production. Stock photo

It could mean that vineyards occur more often in the damper areas of the country that were previously considered unsuitable for large-scale production. Stock photo

It could mean that vineyards occur more often in the damping areas of the country that were previously considered unsuitable for large-scale production. Stock photo

Catherine Bernard, owner of a vineyard in Restinclieres, near Montpellier, said: & # 39; If we can't grow them in southern France, we have to accept that we can't grow anything else here. & # 39 ;

But further north, Philippe Bardet, from the Bordeaux Wine Council, celebrated the sunny spell and said: & # 39; It & # 39; s magic! & # 39;

The notorious chilly American state of Alaska, which is partly in the polar circle, has baked at record temperatures.

The largest city, Anchorage, saw a high of 90F (32C) that shattered the previous record of 85F (29C), recorded in June 1969.

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