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A climatic characterisation of the sub-Appellations in the Niagara Peninsula wine region


This study used climatic and topographic data to characterize the sub-appellations that have been recently delineated in the Niagara Peninsula viticulture area in order to assess their potential for ripening early to late season Vitis vinifera varieties. No major differences were found in the ripening-period mean temperatures, but major differences in the diurnal temperature ranges were observed.


Publication date: January 12, 2022

Issue: Terroir 2006

Type: Article


Tony B. SHAW

Department of Geography, Brock University, St. Catharines, Ontario, L2S 3A1, Canada

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Niagara Peninsula, climate, sub-appellations


IVES Conference Series | Terroir 2006


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