May 23, 2019

A variable future thanks to climate change

Professor Patrice Geoffron furnished Tuesday’s Symposium with an exclusive report on hypothetical futures for the wine industry A busy day at the first ever Vinexpo International Symposium discussing the impact of climate change on the wine industry peaked with an exclusive presentation by Patrice Geoffron,…
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May 23, 2019

All the climate change facts required to Act

The first ever Symposium Vinexpo took centre stage to assess the impact of climate change on the wine and spirits industry The inaugural Symposium Vinexpo boasted an impressive line-up of speakers and experts headlined by Christine Lagarde, Managing Director, International Monetary Fund (IMF) and Patricia…
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May 23, 2019

Round table wraps up the Symposium

Portuguese corks, Chilean mountains and threats to Spanish wines were the subjects covered in Tuesday’s second round table discussion To finish off the Symposium, Tuesday, a round table asked the question ‘how do wine producers integrate climate change into their business strategy?’ Chaired by Jim…
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May 16, 2019

United Nations climate change seeks collaboration with wine industry

With unpredictable weather already impacting the global wine business, the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) secretariat explains how it can support the industry With revenues in the region of $200 billion a year, the wine industry is in robust shape right now.…
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May 14, 2019

Terror vs terroir: how climate change is an urgent threat to the wine industry

The first ever International Symposium at Vinexpo Bordeaux 2019 was a powerful call to action from prestigious guest speakers, each offering a different perspective on the science, impact and prognosis of climate change on viticulture and the planet at large, and how the wine industry…
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May 14, 2019

Wine industry symposium tackles global warming

Leading experts look at how the wine industry is adapting to climate change As evidence mounts to show climate change isn’t just a theory, renowned weather, wine and political thought leaders weigh in on the escalating disruption caused by fluctuating weather patterns. The Vinexpo Bordeaux…
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May 13, 2019

Climate change: how is Australia facing up to the challenge

Top executives of the Australian Wine Research Institute share insight Dan Johnson, Managing Director, Dr Mardi Longbottom, senior viticulturist and Dr Mark Krstic, business development manager of The Australian Wine Research Institute, give their collective insights into how the country and the wine industry specifically…
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May 7, 2019

Vinexpo Symposium: Act for Change!

For this first edition, Tuesday 14th May 2019 from 10 am to 4:30 pm, the International Vinexpo Symposium “climate change and wine” will address the impact of climate change on the wine and spirits sector with conferences, debates and round tables. It will present current…
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