This is a longer version of an article also published in the Financial Times in 2009. 9 May 2014 - Garry Crittenden sends this label and this message: 'By way of explanation your...
There have been some significant new developments in the saga of the Australian 'Albariño' that isn't.
Firstly, New Zealand's leading vine nursery has now done a DNA analysis on its...
If you’re developing a new wine region, or trying to build the reputation of an old one, how do you go about deciding which grape varieties to plant?
This is a highly pertinent question as...
Written by Dr José Vouillamoz. Merlot is a natural progeny of Cabernet Franc and a previously unknown red grape named Magdeleine Noire des Charentes, DNA boffins revealed.
Müller-Thurgau, the most widely planted deliberate vine crossing in the world, developed in 1882, has for long had a rather shady past, though this did not seem to affect its rampant popularity...
23 Apr - See update from Australia's leading producer of this variety below.
The CSIRO, Australia's plant research institute, has just proved what many had suspected: that the vines they...
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