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Thursday 19 January 2017 loc: US

Global Warming

Torres: “I wouldn’t invest in southern Spain”

Spanish wine giant Miguel Torres has revealed that he would no longer consider investing in vineyards in the south of Spain due to the effects of global warming.

Tuesday, April 19th, 2016 1 Comment »

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 »

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 »

Global warming ‘suits’ Chianti Classico

The effects of climate change and the subsequent warmer weather have a positive influence on Sangiovese, believes one Tuscan winemaker.

Thursday, December 3rd, 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 »

Germany weighs up climate change impact

German producers have welcomed the impact of global warming, despite evidence that rising temperatures could increase the risk of storm damage.

Tuesday, September 16th, 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 »

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 »

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