Wine by numbers: viticulture, part two


See also part one of this mini-series which explores the measuremements behind wine. In this part, we examine the physical properties of the vineyard. 

If you search Guinness World Records for 'vineyard' the only match is, confusingly, for the 'Longest golf carry at altitude below 1,000 m' record. (It was set at Wente Vineyards in California.) But what about the oldest vines, or the steepest vineyard, or the highest? This article will attempt to find out. 

Vineyard – oldest vines

For many years, has been collating a database of the world's oldest vines, so we have a pretty...