viticulture

Château Lafite CEO sees ‘positive’ side of climate change

As the debate over global warming - and the introduction of new varieties - intensifies across Bordeaux, Chateau Lafite's President and CEO Jean-Guillaume Prats remains optimistic about the region's future.

New bird-scaring drone with dummy crow being trialled in vineyards

A new hi-tech drone, which emits fake bird distress calls, is being trialled in Australia in an effort to scare avians away from ripening grapes and reduce crop losses.

Champagne to be a fully sustainable region by 2030

The movement towards sustainable practices in Champagne continues to gather momentum, as the Comité Champagne signals its desire to have 100% of producers certified by 2030.

Plumpton College to create research hub for English wine industry

The UK's viticulture and oenology education centre, Plumpton College, is aiming to create a research hub for the English wine industry to improve future site selection and vine productivity. 

Symingtons test vineyard robots

September 11th, 2017

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