Saturday, 3 December, 2022
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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

YourTurn

File photo of Kerala Governor Arif Mohammed Khan | ANI

Arif Mohammad Khan vs Kerala govt isn’t a new faceoff. Old cases show Governor wears two hats

Under UGC provisions, a search committee is appointed to find suitable candidates for the V-C post. Governors make their selection from among these names.

51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.

Defence

A soldier with 'Arjun', a black kite trained to down enemy drones, during the Yudh Abhyas exercise being held in Auli, Uttarakhand | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

It’s a plane, no it’s a bird! Army’s training eagles & falcons to swoop down on hostile drones

The birds are also being trained for surveillance at Remount Veterinary Corps Centre in Meerut, with cameras fitted to their heads to record videos.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.