A lack of grape security is the biggest threat to the future of South African wine, a leading estate producer has said.
The rhombus-shaped Bellussera vine training system is an integral part of the history of Prosecco – a history consumers should be made more aware of, insists one of the region’s leading producers.
Around 600 activists have taken to the streets in Bordeaux to protest against the use of pesticides by the region’s winegrowers.
Two free apps have been launched to help viticulturists digitally assess the impact of powdery mildew on grapes and guide canopy management.
Central Otago is progressing towards ‘Burgundification’, with a growing focus on individual vineyard parcels and vine clones, according to one of the region’s most respected viticulturists.
Chile’s Aurelio Montes is to try growing grapes at his Argentine estate without any irrigation from the start of this year’s growing season.
Masi is turning back the viticultural clock and converting its Valpolicella vineyards to the traditional pergola training system to improve berry quality for its Amarones.
Old-age vines divide the winemaking world, both in terms of the cost/benefit ratio and recent New World moves to formalise this otherwise informal aspect of viticulture, writes Sally Easton MW.
Australian researchers have offered a glimpse of a future that could see viticulturalists do much of their work remotely, thanks to three new pieces of technology.
A researcher at Melbourne University is training sniffer dogs to detect pests and diseases in vineyards, including the dreaded phylloxera.
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