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January 31, 1999 The 1998 Harvest Report Call it the El Niño vintage. Vintners in the Northern Hemisphere battled weather extremes this year, which resulted in plenty of nail-biting. Record-breaking summer heat struck in Italy as well as in many French regions.
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