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.

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.

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.

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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