Principles of vineyard establishment and strategies to delay ripening under a warming climate

by | Jul 28, 2022 | South Africa Wine Scan

Some viticultural strategies may offer a natural solution to mitigate the negative effects of global warming in viticulture. Decisions concerning vineyard topography variables, as well as rootstock, variety, clone, training system, row orientation and slope selection may be combined. This allows to delay grape maturation for a number of days when they are applied separately and a few weeks if they are applied together. They can be applied to new vineyards but also to existing vineyards, as for most premium wine producers worldwide it isn’t an option to replant somewhere else.

The text in this article is sourced from the research article: “Strategies in vineyard establishment to face global warming in viticulture: a mini review” (Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture, 2021).

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