The summer's drought is bittersweet for Missouri winemakers.
Wrap: Stone Hill Winery Vice President Jon Held says the lack of moisture has resulted in smaller berries. These small berries concentrate flavors and sugars that are important in wine production.
Held also says dryness has helped reduce winemakers stress over fungal diseases.
|Description: In a wet year, in a humid climate such as ours, you have to deal with alot of pressure from fungal diseases and there was absolutely no fungal disease anywhere this year since it was so hot and dry.|