A New Tool for Regenerative Agriculture

A new tool aims to support winemakers on their journey towards regenerative viticulture and connect them with like-minded individuals.

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Will Insurers Make Climate Change Sceptics Change Their Minds?

Vineyards across the world have been badly hit by changing weather patterns. Is the wine industry sufficiently prepared for the consequences of these changes? A commentary by Anja Zimmer.

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Insurance: the Other Threat to the Wine Industry

Catastrophic events of recent years have driven hikes in insurance premiums to stratospheric levels. Jeff Siegel reports.

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Catastrophe Strikes Brazil’s Vineyards

The South of Brazil has been hit by torrential rains that have killed at least 90 people and displaced 155,000 more. Brazil’s vineyards are also badly damaged. Lucia Porto reports.

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Frost and Hail Wreak Havoc on Europe's Vineyards

Late frost in April caused damage to Europe's largest wine-producing nations. Then, on 1st May, a hailstorm struck Chablis, with devastating consequences.

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Freixenet in Clash with Catalan Government

The Spanish wine giant wants to put 600 of its employees on short-time working. The Catalan government says it can't. 

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Frosts Hit European Vineyards. Germany Worst Affected

The late frosts that struck Europe's wine regions on the nights of 22 and 23 April 2024 hit Germany particularly severely.

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Freixenet's New Sparkling Wines Straight from the Tank

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of Freixenet's "Cordon Negro" brand, Henkell Freixenet is undergoing extensive revisions. Alongside a brand redesign, the Freixenet logo is also receiving an update.

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IWCA: Three Scopes of Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Meininger’s International joins forces with International Wineries for Climate Action (IWCA). Every month we will be publishing news of initiatives from various parts of the world. Here Charlotte Hey explains the way in which IWCA looks at greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.

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