Wine Production

Moët workers go on strike

Industrial disputes, fantastic auctions and vine dogs – this week’s roundup has something for everyone. It’s been a curious week for the news, with President Biden’s approval ratings plummeting as the Queen finds out what her funeral will look like and no disruption to hostilities between the two sides in …

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Spanish winegrowers adapt to climate change

The effects of climate change are pushing Spanish wine growers to plant grapes at higher altitudes. For more than a century, Joaquin Gay’s family of Montella Estany have produced wine in the Spanish Mediterranean region of Catalonia, but the effects of climate change have pushed them to seek higher land. …

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What to say about Israel’s kosher food oversight reform?

Israel’s Minister of Religious Affairs has introduced sweeping reforms in the oversight of the country’s kosher food. Under the current system, all foods, to receive kosher certification, require the Chief Rabbinate seal of approval. As part of the proposed reform, several rabbinical organizations will be authorized to provide oversight services …

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In Defense of the Terroir – Wine Industry Advisor

Advertising –Randy Caparoso Does the wine terroir no longer exists ? This is a valid question, even if it is stupid. Sure, terroir exist. If not, entire belief systems rest on the premise that terroir explains not only sensory differences, but also quality distinctions, as in the Grands Crus classification, …

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Growing global attention for Californian wines

Leading California wines have gained more collector’s attention in the United States and around the world in recent years as prices have continued to climb. Over the past 10 years, California’s share of the global wine trade has grown from 0.1% to 7.1%, making it the largest region in the …

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