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    English vignerons on frost alert

    Tom Lloyd-Jones of English Wine Adventures gets quite heated about the possibilities for English wine if global warming continues. See also articles…

    4 Mar 2019 Guest contributor
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    Austria feels the heat

    A version of this survey of the effect of climate change on Austria is published by the Financial Times. See full tasting notes in A truly Austrian…

    16 Feb 2019 Jancis Robinson
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    ​Keller’s most northerly Riesling project

    Norway’s first grape harvest suggests the world really is warming up. If President Trump continues to deny climate change, perhaps someone can give…

    24 Oct 2018 Julia Harding MW
  • Article Nick on restaurants

    Brace yourself for more expensive veg

    The late Sir Fredy Fisher, the editor of the FT from 1973 to 1980, would, I believe, have been spinning in his grave if he had seen the second…

    1 Sep 2018 Nick Lander
  • Article Alder on America

    Which weather is the new normal?

    Long used to depending on the weather, grape growers in California are largely scratching their heads these days, as long-standing patterns have…

    16 Apr 2018 Alder Yarrow
  • Article Don't quote me

    François Lurton's greener grapes

    ‘I have been travelling the world for nearly 25 years, and I do not remember a year in which the weather patterns have been so disruptive to the…

    13 Mar 2018 Tamlyn Currin
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    Ventoux – conveniently cooler

    A version of this article is published by the Financial Times. See From the flanks of Mont Ventoux for my tasting notes. Ventoux must be one of the…

    30 Sep 2017 Jancis Robinson
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    Reta's 2016 European tour - part 1

    Author of this report, Marcelo Retamal, technical director of De Martino, is one of the most respected winemakers in Chile. One of many things that…

    14 Aug 2017 Guest contributor
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    ICCWS report - ladybugs and Beatles

    For my other more specific reports on the ICCWS, see Vine breeding - worth all that effort? and Robots in the vineyard, shredders in the winery.…

    6 Jun 2016 Julia Harding MW
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    ​The changing shape of the wine world

    This article has been syndicated. Last March I gave several talks in Tokyo to Japan’s exceptionally numerous and exceptionally polite wine lovers in…

    24 May 2016 Jancis Robinson
  • Article Alder on America

    Pacific Northwest swelters

    It’s not so much of a heatwave as it is a suffocating blanket. Until yesterday, 14 July, the Walla Walla Valley in Eastern Washington State had a…

    15 Jul 2015 Alder Yarrow
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    New varieties for a new wine map?

    The first scientifically based session of last weekend's MW Symposium in Florence was entitled 'A new world of wine: how the viticultural map is…

    23 May 2014 Jancis Robinson
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    Above the Côte d'Or

    This is a longer version of an article also published in the Financial Times.Wine is one of the most sensitive measures of climate change. A rise in…

    18 May 2013 Jancis Robinson
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    Croser on Gladstones

    Highly respected Western Australian Dr John Gladstones AM recently published his latest book, Wine, Terroir and Climate Change, to huge acclaim from…

    5 Aug 2011 Guest contributor
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    Hot issues in cool(ish) Canberra

    Brian Croser, founder of Petaluma and senior figure in Australian wine, muses on last week's wine symposium in the nation's capital. We also published…

    23 May 2011 Guest contributor