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VINOUS FUTURE

Friday, February 15, 2019

With vintage 2019 well underway in most regions of Australia, perhaps it is time to consider the future. Global warming has been bringing the onset of vintage further and further forward, to the point that it is not inconceivable that within a decade (plus or minus a year or two) we will be harvesting before the New Year. Thus we will end up with one year having two vintages – wow, won’t that cause some chaos and confusion! Read More...

HOW COOL IS THIS

Friday, November 09, 2018

This week I want to talk about cool (cold) viticulture. I have mentioned before that in China and Japan they have to bury their vines for the winter, to prevent them from being killed by the frosts and bitter temperatures. However, these are not the only outposts of cold climate viticulture. Here are three more. Read More...