Vineyard owners see red as blazes reach California’s Napa Valley

FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “Vineyard owners see red as blazes reach California’s Napa Valley” – below is their description. Firefighters in California are still struggling to douse huge blazes in the state, in what is already the worst fire season on record. The fires have destroyed parts of the Napa Valley … Read more Vineyard owners see red as blazes reach California’s Napa Valley

A new crop: The rise of women winemakers

FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “A new crop: The rise of women winemakers” – below is their description. In this special edition, we head to the Loire Valley in France where female winemakers are beginning to make their mark while our Beijing correspondent meets the Chinese women breathing new life into the … Read more A new crop: The rise of women winemakers

California Wildfires: Governor Visits Ravaged Region

Bloomberg QuickTake: Now published this video item, entitled “California Wildfires: Governor Visits Ravaged Region” – below is their description. Governor Gavin Newsom was in the wine country areas of northern California with other officials Thursday to assess the damage from wildfires still burning in the hard hit region. Firefighters were warily watching for “violent” winds … Read more California Wildfires: Governor Visits Ravaged Region

‘We had minutes’: California Glass wildfire rips through wine country

Guardian News published this video item, entitled “‘We had minutes’: California Glass wildfire rips through wine country” – below is their description. A destructive wildfire is being driven by strong winds through wine country north of San Francisco in California. The Glass fire burned through Napa and Sonoma counties burning down buildings including wineries in … Read more ‘We had minutes’: California Glass wildfire rips through wine country

Glass Fire: Dozens of Homes Destroyed in Northern California Wildfires

Bloomberg QuickTake: Now published this video item, entitled “Glass Fire: Dozens of Homes Destroyed in Northern California Wildfires” – below is their description. Easing winds gave California firefighters a break Tuesday as they battled a destructive wildfire that was driven by strong winds through wine country north of San Francisco. Breezes replaced the powerful gusts … Read more Glass Fire: Dozens of Homes Destroyed in Northern California Wildfires

Wildfires scorch California wine country, forcing thousands to evacuate

FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “Wildfires scorch California wine country, forcing thousands to evacuate” – below is their description. A wind-driven wildfire raged for a second day through northern California wine country on Monday, burning homes, forcing thousands of residents to flee and threatening some of the world-renowned vineyards of Napa and … Read more Wildfires scorch California wine country, forcing thousands to evacuate

California wildfires: Glass Fire forces evacuations of hospital, homes in Napa Valley

Global News published this video item, entitled “California wildfires: Glass Fire forces evacuations of hospital, homes in Napa Valley” – below is their description. A wind-driven wildfire dubbed the Glass Fire, which erupted over the weekend in the heart of northern California’s Napa Valley wine country, forced the evacuation of a hospital and hundreds of … Read more California wildfires: Glass Fire forces evacuations of hospital, homes in Napa Valley

Napa Valley wildfire ravage homes and vineyards

The Telegraph published this video item, entitled “Napa Valley wildfire ravage homes and vineyards” – below is their description. A wind-driven wildfire erupted on Sunday in the heart of northern California’s Napa Valley wine country to spread across nearly 2,000 acres (809 hectares), forcing the evacuation of a hospital and hundreds of homes, authorities said. Fire crews … Read more Napa Valley wildfire ravage homes and vineyards

U.S. vintners fear notes of ash after record wildfires

Reuters published this video item, entitled “U.S. vintners fear notes of ash after record wildfires” – below is their description. ‘Wet ashtray’ wine grapes have been left to birds as fires choke West Coast vineyards. Reuters YouTube Channel Got a comment? Leave your thoughts in the comments section, below. Please note comments are moderated before … Read more U.S. vintners fear notes of ash after record wildfires

French winemakers adapt to the challenges of Covid-19

French winemakers cannot afford to wait until the Covid-19 lockdown is over to tend their vineyards. FRANCE 24 travels to a vineyard in Eastern France where brothers Alexandre and Stéphane Vosgien are determined to keep this year’s crop alive. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 … Read more French winemakers adapt to the challenges of Covid-19

Chile wildfires damage historic vineyards

The wildfires that have killed 11 people in Chile are also threatening its wine industry. More than 100 vineyards have been damaged or destroyed, some of them centuries old. Al Jazeera’s Lucia Newman reports from the Cauquenes in central Chile. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish – Find us … Read more Chile wildfires damage historic vineyards

Adelaide Hills Vineyards Growing Season Update

  I was driving through the hills today taking a peek at many vineyards. South Australia has experienced its wettest September & October on record. This will consequently prove bitter sweet for many growers as the season progresses. Around this time of year, the vines are approaching full canopy, as can be seen in the … Read more Adelaide Hills Vineyards Growing Season Update

Penfolds Grange Hermitage – The Iconic Aussie Brand Keeps On Keeping On

Penfolds Grange is probably the only Australian wine that holds a candle globally to revered names such as Mouton Rothchild, Lafite, Pertrus, Romanee Conte, and D’Yquem to name a just a few.  Not just in quality, but in the iconic standing that allow Penfolds to command amazing prices consistently year after year. Of course, there … Read more Penfolds Grange Hermitage – The Iconic Aussie Brand Keeps On Keeping On

UK Ban on Cheap Alcohol Good News for Wine Producers

Only a few weeks into the new UK coalition government, the first major ruling on alcohol legislation has been raised. The government is looking at banning below cost alcohol in a bid to reduce alcohol abuse. The UK’s largest retailer Tesco, and others such as Sainsburys have welcomed the ban, such as minimum pricing and … Read more UK Ban on Cheap Alcohol Good News for Wine Producers

UK TV: The Seasons with Alan Titchmarsh – Summer

In this episode of The Season with Alan Titchmarsh, Britain’s favourite gardening presenter takes a look at the beauty and fun of the British summertime. From the working of the planets and weather systems right through to the royal inspection of swans each year and pagan celebration of the summer solstice, summer is explored with … Read more UK TV: The Seasons with Alan Titchmarsh – Summer