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Climate Change

UK wine remains vulnerable to climate change

Climate change has been presented as a positive boost for grape growing in the UK, but a new report warns that patterns of extreme weather still pose a threat to the viability of wine production.

Friday, April 15th, 2016 No Comments »

Climate change leading to ‘dramatically earlier’ harvests

New research from NASA has found that climate change has led to “dramatically earlier” harvests in countries like France and Switzerland over the last 30 years.

Tuesday, March 22nd, 2016 2 Comments »

Wine grapes ‘can combat climate change’

The Australian Wine Research Institute (AWRI) is investigating ways to use grape marc to reduce livestock methane emissions – thought to be a major cause of global warming.

Wednesday, March 9th, 2016 1 Comment »

Rain plunges Scottish wine hopes into crisis

Fife may not be the new Loire quite yet, as the owner of Scotland’s only commercially focused vineyard reveals that the business is in crisis owing to too much rain.

Monday, February 1st, 2016 No Comments »

Cold 2015 chills UK drinks industry

Monthly UK temperatures for 2015 have been at least 1°C colder on average than in 2014, which will have contributed to a stifling of drinks sales, new research shows.

Monday, November 30th, 2015 No Comments »

Climate change a ‘big bonus’ for English wine

Global warming and other symptoms of climate change are good for winemaking in England, one of the country’s leading wine educators has said.

Tuesday, November 10th, 2015 No Comments »

Torres revives ‘ancestral’ varieties

Torres has revived two more “ancestral” varieties as part of its long-running project to bring back forgotten grapes.

Wednesday, October 7th, 2015 1 Comment »

Is climate change altering wine tastes?

Climate change is altering the tastes of wine drinkers, encouraging them to prefer intense, higher alcohol wines, according to research by Naked Wines.

Monday, March 30th, 2015 No Comments »

TWE working to resist climate change

Treasury Wine Estates is looking to water vines underground and increase fermentation capacity to help mitigate the impact of climate change on its vineyards.

Wednesday, October 15th, 2014 No Comments »

Climate change behind Tasmanian wine growth

Warmer weather is driving a boom in Tasmanian wine as wineries look to expand to cooler climes.

Monday, July 28th, 2014 No Comments »

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