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Monday 27 April 2015

Climate Change

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 »

Winemakers must prepare for temperature extremes

Winemakers must prepare themselves for increased warming and greater extremes, a viticultural research climatologist has warned.

Monday, June 30th, 2014 No Comments »

Cabernet now world’s most planted grape

Cabernet Sauvignon is the world’s most widely planted grape variety, a recent study from the University of Adelaide has found.

Monday, January 6th, 2014 No Comments »

UK vineyards set to benefit from climate change

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.

Monday, December 16th, 2013 1 Comment »

Climate change could ‘alter wine production’

A climate change expert in the US has said that extreme weather events, such as the recent storms in France, will become more commonplace.

Wednesday, August 7th, 2013 No Comments »

Chapoutier: ‘Bring water back into wine’

Winemaker Michel Chapoutier has called for water to be re-introduced to winemaking to help counter rising alcohol levels.

Friday, May 17th, 2013 1 Comment »

Chapoutier questions climate change map

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”.

Friday, May 17th, 2013 No Comments »

Pandas at risk from Chinese vineyards

The habitats of endangered giant pandas are being threatened by planned vineyard expansion in the Chinese provinces of Shaanxi and Sichuan.

Tuesday, May 7th, 2013 No Comments »

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