viticulture

France puts severe restrictions on glyphosate use

France has announced severe limitations on the use of glyphosate herbicides, limiting how much can be used and where.

Changes made to Chile’s vineyards ‘will take 50 years to show results’

Chief winemaker at Viña Carmen, Emily Faulconer, has said that wine professionals must realise that it will take up to half a century before projects underway in Chile's vineyards show real results.

Provence vine grower shot at while spraying crop

Representatives from the local farming and winemaking associations have written to the French President after a grower was shot at while spreading Bordeaux mixture on his vines. 

Quarter of agricultural land in Europe to be organic by 2030

The European Commission has set a number of new environmental targets, including the reduction of pesticide usage by 50% and the goal of 25% of EU farmland being organic by 2030.

Symingtons test vineyard robots

September 11th, 2017

Subscribe to our newsletters