Technology is changing wine production in a variety
of ways. The latest idea, an EU-funded project called Bacchus, involves scientists from the European Space Agency
who are using satellite images of
Italy’s Frascati wine region to improve wine industry management. Satellite and airborne radar images off the
harvest in the Frascati region are being examined to help researchers understand terroir. The aerial shots could help
with positioning of new fields. The hope is that the technology will help European vinters step up their game in the
face of increasing competition from a variety of markets.
[via Beverage Daily