New Grapes Needed For Wine To Survive, Scientists Say

01/18/2011 01:14 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011

The future of wine-making depends on developing new varieties of grape, scientists say - and maps of the grape genome can help provide them.

Disease is a constant issue for growers; but new regulations are likely to curb the use of chemical treatments.

US researchers have made genome maps of more than 1,000 vine samples.

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