The 2008 Climate Change and Wine Conference, held in Barcelona, provided a forum for winemakers, politicians and scientists to discuss what climate change means for growing, drinking and investing in wine.
The people at the Australian tourist board were perplexed: everywhere their AU$200 million ‘Where the bloody hell are you?’ advertising campaign ran, tourist numbers tumbled. The campaign produced a 6 per cent decrease in Japanese tourists and kept a
Many wine tourists travel to Burgundy because of its beautiful terroir. What keeps them transfixed isn’t the region’s landscape, but its history. The vines of the Cote d’Or, Cote de Beaune and Cote de Nuits are intertwined with generations of fascina
As the winter sun throws shadows across the polished stone pavements of Nuits-Saint-Georges, its vineyards are shrouded in a veil of smoke. Thin white lines of sweet wood smoke drift skyward before settling on stubs of twisted branches in the still a
Sit in a traffic jam in any one of our cities and you will find yourself flanked variously by a couple of 07 Range Rovers, a smattering of S or CLS class Mercedes and rakes of last year’s 5-series BMWs or Audis, to say nothing of their contents of €1