TWE succeeds in delaying wine grape growth (by www.wine.drinks-business-review.com)

Posted: November 28, 2012 by wynmaker in Australia, Research, Vintage, Wine, World wine news
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The growth cycle of a vine.

The growth cycle of a vine.

Australia-based Treasury Wine Estates (TWE) has carried out a research to delay the growth of wine grapes to tackle with climate change related issues.

TWE national viticulturist Paul Petrie will present the findings at the Climate Change Research Strategy for Primary Industries (CCRSPI) conference in Melbourne.

Every year climatic changes not only affect the flavor of grape, but also the capacity of wineries to effectively use their infrastructure. Therefore, many winemakers in Australia are using the technique of pruning grapevines a month later to delay the growth of grapes and avert the bad weather.
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