Summary: Climate is a pervasive factor in the success of all agricultural systems, influencing whether a crop is suitable to a given region, largely controlling crop production and quality, and ultimately driving economic sustainability. Climate’s influence on agribusiness is never more evident than with viticulture and wine production where climate is arguably the most critical aspect in ripening fruit to optimum characteristics to produce a given
Summary: Bordeaux is the largest AOC quality wine region in France, and is home to some of the best known names in the world of wine. Its oceanic climate allows the grapes a long, slow growing season that delivers complexity of flavours and long ageing potential in bottle, but also poses challenges in terms of keeping the grapes healthy during the season.
Summary: No topic matters more for the future of wine than climate change. Will the world’s great wine terroirs be lost? Can we save them, and mitigate the effects of climate change? By intervention, irrigation and regenerative farming? Is it time for all wine regions to explore alternative varieties? Will wine growing in general move up-latitude or up-altitude? Is the era of glass bottles ending? Listen to and engage with our panel as they tackle these and other
Summary: The city of Bordeaux has recently been governed by a green mayor, more than 14,000 hectares of vineyards are certified organic or are being converted, and biodynamics is experiencing great popularity.In the Gironde region, too, it has been realized, not least after various pesticide scandals, that neither people nor the environment can be poisoned for a luxury product like wine. In this webinar, we want to get to the bottom of the efforts for more
Summary: Michelle Bouffard takes you along to meet the key players, thinkers and innovators who are redefining wine as we know it. Tradition, climate change, economics, trends and innovation collide in insightful one-hour discussions with the leading wine personalities of tomorrow. 2023 DATES:June 7 - with Andrea MullineuxOct 11 - details to followDec 6 - details to follow Host: Michelle
Summary: Sustainable wine growing can cover various practices from farming to production techniques, environmental and social policies, and even packaging and waste reduction choices. The challenge for wineries is how to present their sustainable principles and practices to consumers. This webinar will focus on the importance of sustainable certification programs around the world, such