No more Shiraz? Australia's favorite grape could be a victim of climate change

Andrew Messenger
By Andrew Messenger
Updated March 1 2020 - 8:16am, first published February 29 2020 - 4:00am
Tingha's award-winning winery Topper's Mountain Wines lost about 15 per cent of its vines to horror bushfires in February last year.

The wine manager of a New England winery damaged in last year's bushfire emergency says Australia's most popular grape variety may become a victim of climate change.

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Andrew Messenger

Andrew Messenger

Northern Daily Leader journalist

Politics, environment and energy journalist at the Northern Daily Leader. I also write about health, bushfires and occasionally music. I'm a Brisbane boy by way of Charleville and Hobart who now lives in in beautiful New England. Get me at andrew.messenger@austcommunitymedia.com.au

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