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A new, $69 million state-of-the-art lab will be built at Cornell University, where researchers will study the genetics of grapes.

Cornell University

New York grape breeders have produced a fruit that's so big and flavorful they've named it after Mount Everest.

For most, the bitter cold and snow of last winter provide bad memories. Area grape growers, however, are living with daily reminders of the effects of winter.