Wednesday, 10 August, 2022

Topic: Wine

Champagne with no bubbles? Thank climate change

Still wine is becoming increasingly common, the rise in the temperature in Champagne region over the past three decades is the reason.

New types of fizz, robots — eight ways wine will change in 2021

Winery tasting room visits took a huge hit in 2020, and winemakers quickly pivoted to virtual tastings. These are not going away.

China’s latest tariffs on Australian winemakers might cost them their biggest customer

Last year, China spent A$1.2 billion ($904 million) on imports, about 40% of Australia’s total shipments, according to Wine Australia.

China targets Australian wine, says ties have taken ‘nosedive’

China plans to impose anti-dumping duties on Australia wine, a move that follows a raft of other measures barring imports from coal to copper to barley this year.

One drink? Or two? Forget the guidelines, less is always better

The committee responsible for USDA guidelines has just recommended that men consume no more than one drink on any given day; women were already limited to one.

What’s happening in Nagaland & why Covid cases are rising, Nashik wines could get pricier

A recap of some of the best on-ground reporting of the Covid-19 pandemic from ThePrint’s reporters and photojournalists.

Wine prices could rise as Nashik industry looks to get going after lockdown

The Rs 700-crore wine industry lost over Rs 150 crore, but had managed to complete harvest and crushing work before the Covid-19 lockdown.

In Karnataka’s wine-making ‘California belt’, fears of grapes turning sour

Winegrowers say the weather, at 4-5 degree Celsius, may have sucked out the sweetness of the grapes, making then unfit for wine production.

On Camera


File photo of Sterlite copper unit at Tuticorin in Tamil Nadu | By special arrangement

Shut since 2018 violence, TN Sterlite plant’s closure cost economy Rs 14,749 cr, says study

Copper plant in Thoothukudi was closed after protests turned violent & police firing left 13 people dead. Job losses one of major impacts, says study by NGO CUTS International.


Representational image | Indian Army soldiers during the Army Day Parade at Cariappa Parade Ground in New Delhi | ANI Photo

Army looks to reduce troops by 2 lakh, deployment in Kashmir could be rejigged

The Army, which faces a shortage of about 1.35 lakh personnel, is aiming to reduce its strength from 12.8 lakh to around 10.8 lakh.

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.