Not for the first time, I am concerned about water and wine.
The first time I worried about our planet's essential and fast-depleting liquid resource was purely for personal health reasons....
This is a semi-serious suggestion, and a nannying reminder that no liquid is better for us than H 2 O. I used to enjoy sparkling water but have realised how crazy it is to be shipping heavy glass...
I was discussing the issues involved in water use by wine producers by email with David Graves of Saintsbury winery in California recently and he was kind enough to send this overview:
As I write these words, the usually sunny state of Georgia has been brought to a standstill thanks to more than six inches of snow and freezing rain. A weather front that has been dubbed a 'polar...
The lone non European representative at the recent Natural Wine Fair in London was Ron Laughton of Jasper Hill in Heathcote (see Eminent Victorians for an appreciation of some of his...
See the resulting thread in members' forum.
You know how European wine producers and non Europeans have always fought for the moral high ground?
Europeans accuse New World...
It’s a sign of the times that the Australian Wine and Brandy Corporation’s information arm, until recently more used to trumpeting export successes, announces a new information service today:...
A tricky one, this. Individuals' capacity for alcohol varies enormously, as you have doubtless observed yourself. No-one could possibly accuse a...
Just a brief follow-up to my recent syndicated article Wine and water - scary stuff .
If this topic interests you, you might like to take a look at Some wine grape growers turning to dry...
Water, water everywhere, and not a drop for vines to drink.
McLaren Vale’s vines are within view of the ocean as it gently teases the shore, yet a chronic drought is gripping the...
I was (twice) briefly in California recently and thought I’d jot down some impressions of current issues that are probably so much part of the furniture for Linda Murphy that she feels it...
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