Climate change is altering the tastes of wine drinkers, encouraging them to prefer intense, higher alcohol wines, according to a research by Naked Wines.
Treasury Wine Estates is looking to water vines underground and increase fermentation capacity to help mitigate the impact of climate change on its vineyards.
Warmer weather is driving a boom in Tasmanian wine as wineries look to expand to cooler climes.
Winemakers must prepare themselves for increased warming and greater extremes, a viticultural research climatologist has warned.
Cabernet Sauvignon is the world’s most widely planted grape variety, a recent study from the University of Adelaide has found.
Britain could become one of the world’s key wine producers by the middle of this century as global warming moves the limits of viticulture further north.
A climate change expert in the US has said that extreme weather events, such as the recent storms in France, will become more commonplace.
Winemaker Michel Chapoutier has called for water to be re-introduced to winemaking to help counter rising alcohol levels.
Rhône winemaker Michel Chapoutier has raised questions about a recent report into the effect of climate change on vineyards by 2050, saying the authors showed a “lack of basic wine knowledge”.
The habitats of endangered giant pandas are being threatened by planned vineyard expansion in the Chinese provinces of Shaanxi and Sichuan.
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