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Drought threatens French vineyards
31 May 2022 19:13
Drought threatens French vineyards

Our weekly news roundup finds more weather woes for French growers.


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How Shiraz got cool
07 June 2022 18:59
How Shiraz got cool

New World Shiraz has a reputation for richness and ripeness. But seek out cellar-worthy renderings from cooler climates, and you’ll find opulence giving way to elegance, says Natasha Hughes MW


[cluboenologique.com]

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The Rain In Spain
10 June 2022 14:38
The Rain In Spain

In English, it’s just drizzle. In Spanish, it’s more graphic. The literal translation of “calabobos” is something that soaks fools. Rather than a downpour – the sort of weather that sends you scurrying for a doorway – it’s the kind of rain that you barely notice, the stuff that drenches your clothes, drip by drip by drip.


[timatkin.com]

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Climate change is altering the chemistry of wine
27 June 2022 19:35
Climate change is altering the chemistry of wine

Warming, wildfires and unpredictable weather threaten to disrupt the delicate processes that underlie treasured wines. Researchers and producers are innovating to keep ahead.


[knowablemagazine.org]

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Chilli peppers, coffee, wine: how the climate crisis is causing food shortages
30 June 2022 19:21
Chilli peppers, coffee, wine: how the climate crisis is causing food shortages

Blistering heat, stronger storms, droughts, floods and fires are putting food production at risk


[www.theguardian.com]

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Olivier Bernard: ‘Global warming has been good for Bordeaux’
30 June 2022 19:23
Olivier Bernard: ‘Global warming has been good for Bordeaux’

“Global warming has been good for Bordeaux – the worst is in front of us,” said Olivier Bernard, director of Domaine de Chevalier, when speaking last week at a symposium organised by Vinexposium.


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Climate change is threatening thousands of years of winemaking in Turkey
06 July 2022 18:45
Climate change is threatening thousands of years of winemaking in Turkey

Climate change is posing challenges to vintners in Turkey, endangering the future of an ancient industry.


[www.npr.org]

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Study predicts growth in UK wine production due to climate change
14 July 2022 19:15
Study predicts growth in UK wine production due to climate change

New research reveals how climate change is likely to increase the potential for wine production in the UK—with conditions projected to resemble those in famous growing regions of France and Germany.


[phys.org]

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Côtes-du-Rhône winegrowers faced with extreme climate change
25 July 2022 15:16
Côtes-du-Rhône winegrowers faced with extreme climate change

The 180 organic winegrowers from Burgundy, Beaujolais, Provence and Savoy attending the Tech&Bio outreach day in Cornas on 7 July were absolutely stunned, not to say flabbergasted, by a presentation on the consequences of global warming for the Northern Côtes du Rhône wine region.


[www.vitisphere.com]

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Pomerol granted permission for ‘exceptional’ irrigation
27 July 2022 14:39
Pomerol granted permission for ‘exceptional’ irrigation

Following extreme weather conditions this year, the Bordeaux appellation has had its request to temporarily reverse a ban on irrigating vines approved.


[www.decanter.com]

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Bordeaux, Burgundy – it's time to irrigate!
05 August 2022 14:03
Bordeaux, Burgundy – it's time to irrigate!

This year for the first time vignerons in Pomerol have 'exceptionally' been allowed to irrigate in the face of record high temperatures in Europe and their adverse effect on vines. This is the third year in a row that irrigation has been allowed in Pessac-Léognan (see this report in Vitisphere). Scientists predict that we will experience similar heatwaves and drought more often in the near future. Climate change is here and now.


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Old vines dig deep in the heatwave
05 August 2022 14:06
Old vines dig deep in the heatwave

It was an email from Ben Little, author of the spellbinding book Pignolo: Cultivating the invisible, which connected some very important dots.

Ben lives in Friuli, and I asked him about how he was coping with the heat. He replied:...


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Chances of climate catastrophe are ignored, scientists say
05 August 2022 14:26
Chances of climate catastrophe are ignored, scientists say

Experts are ignoring the worst possible climate change catastrophic scenarios, including collapse of society or the potential extinction of humans, however unlikely, a group of top scientists claim.


[www.smdp.com]

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French Agricultural Ministry issues proposals to combat hail damage
06 August 2022 13:20
French Agricultural Ministry issues proposals to combat hail damage

Following hail storms across France in May and June of this year, which damaged an estimated 30,000 hectares of vines, Marc Fesneau, Minister of Agriculture and Food, has unveiled measures to help those affected.


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There May Be Hope For France's Wine, Despite Drought
16 August 2022 13:40
There May Be Hope For France's Wine, Despite Drought

If you've been rationing your bottles of Beaujolais and Bordeaux, rumor has it that may no longer be necessary. In a recent press release, experts suggested that wine production in France is expected to make a bit of a comeback, rising between 13 and 21%, despite struggles related to climate change. It might sound like a bit of a contradiction, but let us explain.


[www.tastingtable.com]

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France expects bigger 2022 wine harvest but drought is a concern
16 August 2022 13:43
France expects bigger 2022 wine harvest but drought is a concern

French wine production is expected to rebound from the small 2021 vintage, but drought may yet derail forecasts, a government report has said.


[www.decanter.com]

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How France’s wine industry is adapting to climate change
23 August 2022 14:00
How France’s wine industry is adapting to climate change

France’s vineyards have had a difficult year thanks to the effects of climate change – with late frosts, hailstorms, repeated heatwaves and a historic drought. The industry is trying to adapt to this onerous new reality through a variety of techniques, from bringing back forgotten grape varieties to moving their vineyards to new locations.


[www.rawstory.com]

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Re: How France’s wine industry is adapting to climate change
28 August 2022 14:19
BORDEAUX, France (AP) — The landscape in the prestigious vineyards of Bordeaux looks the same as ever, with healthy, ripe grapes hanging heavy off rows of green vines.

[apnews.com]

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