Each Wine Wednesday we share words of advice from your favourite winos, oenophiles and beyond . . .

Timelapse Legs of Wine

 

The drops that form around the side of a wine glass are strange, but most people don’t realize just how strange. Time-lapse footage of these “legs of wine” show the effect for what it truly is.

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Question of the week

The question: I keep hearing about the impact of climate change on vineyards. What is the latest?

The answer: The Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences recently addressed the effect of global warming on grape growing regions. Like other fruits, grapes are susceptible to climate whether it be rainfall or temperature. Researchers are saying current wine producing regions could lose 20-70 percent of their property by 2050 because it is no longer suitable for good grapes. Maybe you won’t be around by then, but a lot of other people will be.

Read more at the Gaston Gazette.

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Happy Wine Wednesday everyone!

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