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🍇🍷 Viti-Culture, the eBulletin for Viticulture from Soil to Cellar, Issue 45, 1st Oct 2022

11th January 2023

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  • Grapevine Events – The Farmers Ball
  • UK: Government freezes alcohol duty, sets out “transitional measure” for wine duty reform
  • UK: What are the transitional measure for wine duty reform?
  • UK: Alcohol Duty Reform – consultation response and draft legislation published and a small producers survey launched
  • UK: Truss plans to expand seasonal farm labour scheme welcomed
  • UK: Chapel Down reports strong sparkling wine growth in 2022 half-year results
  • UK: Gusbourne aims high with English sparkling wine at £195
  • UK: UK wine producers tap into tourism trend as cellar door sales spike
  • Sustainable Wine Summary
  • New edition of English Wine by Oz Clarke OBE out now
  • FRANCE: Fermentation underway in Champagne for “solar” 2022 vintage
  • FRANCE: New spacing rules for vines approved in Champagne despite vocal opposition
  • ITALY: “World’s smallest vineyard” sells wine at US$5,000 a bottle but doesn’t want you to drink it
  • US: Oregon’s newest winery 
  • CHILE (in the UK): Garage Wine Company launches Old-Vine ‘Revival’ project in UK
  • CHINA:  World’s second largest wine museum set for 2024 opening in Beijing
  • Showbiz & Wine:  Brad Pitt launches skincare range using ingredients from Rhône Valley vineyard
  • Showbiz & Wine: Cameron Diaz adds a Cabernet to her Avaline wine brand
  • Showbiz & Wine: Scott Disick to launch Champagne in US
  • WATCH: Andrew Catchpole, Editor of Harpers with Enotria&Coe: sowing the seeds of sustainability in its DNA
  • INSIGHT: Drinks hold out over food in cost-of-living crisis
  • KNOWLEDGE: Different approaches to Pinot Noir
  • TECHNIQUE: Making and amber wine from piwis
  • INSIGHT: What happens if you stop treatments for a year?
  • PRODUCER: Grapes are not the only fruit – the story of Chandon Garden Spritz
  • Gullands – Farm safety reminder
  • WineGB: Sustainable wine GB update
  • WSET: Busting wine industry jargon, virtual open day, upcoming webinars
  • Guest Vineyards – Updates from Alder, All Angels and Oatley Vineyards
  • Classifieds – bulk wine wanted, the latest jobs available, property for sale

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