From Pinot Grigio in the Scottish Borders to Tempranillo vineyards in central London, a new study projects that temperature rises linked to climate change will turn the UK into a major wine producer by 2100.
A warmer climate is set to transform Britain from a fringe player on the global wine-making scene to a major producer by the end of the 21st Century, according to a study commissioned by retailer and merchant Laithwaite’s.
Rise in number of environmentally conscious consumers lead to boom in sales of organic wines, beers and spirits.
It is made from grapes grown without pesticides and chemicals, is kind to the environment and rarely triggers hangovers. Sales of organic wine are booming in the UK as part of the growing trend for “conscious consumerism”.
The hospitality company designed its winery to meet high environmental standards; believes it will pay off with consumers
What do you do after building one of the world's most energy-efficient wineries? Build another one.
The changing climate is ramping up dangerous pressure on the wine industry to find grape types that not only thrive, but satisfy demands for the next big thing, warns wine writer Philip White.
Who’d be a farmer? Just as the last grapes from Australia’s very strange 2017 harvest are eaten by yeast, France, whose enormous vignobles were sprouting beautifully, was last week hit by killer frosts.
Water is an increasingly precious resource and no one knows this better than California. Last year marked the state’s sixth consecutive year of drought, an issue that is putting serious strain on its agriculture and viticulture industries. Achieving a sustainable water future is critical to meet the needs of people, businesses and the environment, a prospect that local and national businesses alike aren’t taking lying down.