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.
The effects of climate change and the subsequent warmer weather have a positive influence on Sangiovese, believes one Tuscan winemaker.
Global warming and other symptoms of climate change are good for winemaking in England, one of the country’s leading wine educators has said.
German producers have welcomed the impact of global warming, despite evidence that rising temperatures could increase the risk of storm damage.
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.
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”.
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