Tag: climate change

The new Burgundy: coping with climate change

Burgundy winemakers today face a very different climate to their forebears: but while warmer summers might seem like a blessing, they bring their own challenges. Our Buyer Adam Bruntlett reports on how the region’s vignerons are adapting in the vineyard and winery Burgundy drinkers might be forgiven for thinking we are living in something of […]

Change in Bordeaux: new grapes get the go-ahead

Claret with a touch of Touriga Nacional? White Bordeaux made with Albariño? As temperatures rise, the Bordeaux authorities have sanctioned the use of various new grapes to help the region tackle climate change. Henrietta Gullifer from our Events & Education team tells us more

From the inside: an uncertain future

Originally published in the spring of 1970, this month’s article from Number Three ponders the future of the independent merchant, considering both the impact of climate change and the rise of the supermarket. No doubt it is cowardly of us, but we sometimes feel we should have more heart to face the future if we were not […]