Articles tagged with the word "cool climate":

Bordeaux and climate change: whites

Published on March 11, 2010

Four top Bordeaux producers recently got together in London to discuss climate change and the Bordeaux paradigm over the past 20 years. The news is not great for white wines.

South African model of cooler climate

Published on March 3, 2010

Understanding the cooler aspects of the South African climate is complicated. South Africa’s climate is undoubtedly warm Mediterranean and hot continental. But there are a number of cooling influences, most notably from both proximitous oceans, and high up at altitudes of 1,000m and more.

Alto Adige pinot noir

Published on February 5, 2010

Pinot noir accounts for less than 7% of the Alto Adige vineyard area, not quite 350 hectares. Even so it is still considered a core variety for the region, having been first planted here in the mid 19th century.

Altitude-acclaimed wines from pre-Alpine Alto Adige

Published on January 4, 2010

Nestled into the early foothills of the Alps, lies Italy’s most northerly wine region, with the Dolomites as dramatic backdrop. The region’s wines reflect the cooler, northern, more aromatic location.


Published on November 18, 2009

Bits of viticulture and winemaking stuff explained.

Australian pinot noir

Published on May 10, 2009

Pinot noir is a notoriously capricious and fastidious grape variety, demanding specific sites to perform at its best. Australia is getting to grips with the variety for high quality wine production.

Cool New Zealand chic

Published on April 18, 2009

Is New Zealand the epitome of cool climate in the new world?

Cool climate wines in Chile

Published on April 18, 2009

Forget the north-south divide, the search for cooler climates in Chile is creating an east-west divide.

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