Category Archives: Vine climate mapping

vitiMapUK – updated maps with climate index maps

Further to my recent post I updated some of my maps following some discussions I’ve had. I’ve added some climate indices, namely Growing Degree Days and the Huglin Heliothermic Index. I could add in other standard ones too but have … Continue reading

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Where to Plant? – vitiMapUK

An article in 2010 piqued my interest which showed maps of where is best in the UK to plant a vineyard from a whole host of viticultural perspectives. It was driven by Chris Foss who runs the Plumpton college Wine … Continue reading

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Yineyard yields and quality – Mike Trought

I just got back from a superb Wineskills session at Denbies where Dr Mike Trought (English bloke who works in academia in Marlborough, New Zealand) gave a day’s session on “grapevine yield mangement and its influence on fruit composition.” I … Continue reading

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