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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