Investing in nature pays off as vineyard goes carbon positive

Man with grapes

A West Australian vineyard is one of the first in the state to become carbon positive and they say it makes the wine taste even better. Key points: Oranje Tractor vineyard in Albany is among the first carbon-positive agricultural businesses in WA The farm sequesters six times more CO2 and CO2 equivalents than the vineyard emits It’s […]

For France, American vines still mean sour grapes

For France, American vines still mean sour grapes

But there they were. On a hillside off a winding mountain road in a lost corner of southern France, the forbidden crop was thriving. Early one recent evening, Hervé Garnier inspected his field with relief. In a year when an April frost and disease have decimated France’s overall wine production, Garnier’s grapes — an American […]