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Thursday 26 March 2015

Polar Vortex

Polar vortex wipes out 2014 Niagara Merlot

The polar vortex in North America earlier this year has all but wiped out the Merlot crop in Niagara, with Sauvignon Blanc also severely affected.

Monday, August 4th, 2014 3 Comments »

Agricultural disaster declared in New York

The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has declared an “agricultural disaster” in 19 upstate New York counties following a “long and bitter” cold winter.

Monday, March 31st, 2014 No Comments »

Help sought for vineyards battered by Polar Vortex

A US Senator is calling on the US Department of Agriculture to approve an emergency loan scheme to protect vineyards damaged by this year’s extreme cold winter.

Wednesday, February 19th, 2014 2 Comments »

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