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Potential for grapes in Newfoundland


March 22, 2016
By CBC News

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March 22, 2016, Pynn’s Brook, NL – All the makings of a homegrown wine industry are putting down roots on the island of Newfoundland. Local producers are growing thousands of grape vines and many of them are already harvesting fruit.

“When people think of Newfoundland they think of rocky soil – rain, drizzle and fog so obviously grapes are not going to grow everywhere but currently we do have three commercial grape producers,” said Karen Kennedy, fruit crop development officer with the Provincial Forestry and Agrifoods Agency. READ MORE

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