SpaceX Cargo Dragon Capsule Undocks from ISS, Heads for Splashdown Off Florida

Bloomberg Quicktake: Now published this video item, entitled “SpaceX Cargo Dragon Capsule Undocks from ISS, Heads for Splashdown Off Florida” – below is their description. French wine and vines are headed back to Earth after a year aboard the International Space Station. SpaceX’s Dragon cargo capsule undocked Tuesday with 12 bottles of Bordeaux wine and … Read more SpaceX Cargo Dragon Capsule Undocks from ISS, Heads for Splashdown Off Florida

Japanese train station releases Merlot wine from grapes grown on platform vineyard

South China Morning Post published this video item, entitled “Japanese train station releases Merlot wine from grapes grown on platform vineyard” – below is their description. A train station in central Japan with a platform that doubles as a vineyard is celebrating after producing grapes for “Shiojiri Station Merlot” that went on sale for the … Read more Japanese train station releases Merlot wine from grapes grown on platform vineyard

‘Elegance and finesse’: Eiffel Tower wine cellar bears fruit as merlot debuts

FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “‘Elegance and finesse’: Eiffel Tower wine cellar bears fruit as merlot debuts” – below is their description. In 2017, winemakers Domaine de la Bouche du roi decided to plant a vineyard in the Paris suburb of Versailles. The wine project is now starting to bear fruit, helped … Read more ‘Elegance and finesse’: Eiffel Tower wine cellar bears fruit as merlot debuts

Napa Valley: Winegrowers Launch Official Bike Tour

If you like keeping fit and drinking wine, what could be better than touring one of California’s best known winegrowing region on your bike, with lunch included? The Stags Leap District Winegrowers Association has developed a tour of 12 local wineries to bring in an extra 2,000 tourists, without any extra cars spoiling the tranquility … Read more Napa Valley: Winegrowers Launch Official Bike Tour

Mount Adam Vineyards – The Rebirth of an Iconic Brand

In 1972, the visionary David Wynn established the Mount Adam vineyards in the High Eden sub-region of the Eden Valley, South Australia. The painstaking research and trials that took place to find the perfect site built the foundation for the success of the Mountadam brand, particularly Chardonnay. The criteria for the selection was based on … Read more Mount Adam Vineyards – The Rebirth of an Iconic Brand

Pinot Gris on the Rise in Cool Climate Aussie Regions

We had lunch yesterday with a group of friends in Charleston in the Adelaide Hills, who are cool climate grape growers for some very well known South Australian winemakers. Initially when they developed the bare patch of land some 15 years ago, the consultant’s recommendations included Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Riesling, and a … Read more Pinot Gris on the Rise in Cool Climate Aussie Regions

Global Warming – Is the Wine Industry doing its part?

The conjecture on global warming has gained momentum over the last few years and almost no industry has been left untouched by the looming economic and social upheaval as a consequence of whatever action is taken. As we work in the wine industry and rely on the environment to produce wine, including macro climatic, meso … Read more Global Warming – Is the Wine Industry doing its part?