Climate Change

Climate change could drastically alter Bordeaux wines, expert warns

The Bordeaux of 2050 could be much fruitier, may not have the same capacity for ageing and could have a lower alcohol content, a Bordeaux winemaker and oenologist has warned.

Bodegas Torres: Green sky thinking

Nowadays it's not uncommon for wine companies to proclaim their green credentials, as the urgency of climate change and awareness of its impact on the environment, and wine industry, deepens. However some companies are far more ambitious in their uptake of green initiatives than others, and for the better.

The week in pictures

This week has included a flying visit to Catalunya for a lesson on climate change at Torres, Copper Rivet Distillery's early Trafalgar Day celebrations, and a masterclass courtesy of the Madeira Wine Institute.

Viticulture, not climate, is changing Champagne

It is changes to viticulture, and not global warming, that is bringing riper flavours to Champagne, according to Gosset cellar master, Odilon de Varine.

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