Ireland: Grape Expectations as Smart Agriculture Experts Lead Quest for Better Wine

Ireland: Grape Expectations as Smart Agriculture Experts Lead Quest for Better Wine

An Irish-led research project aims to harness the power of supercomputers to help vineyards across the globe improve grape quality and yields. If successful, the project could lead to better-tasting and potentially cheaper wine, writes John Kennedy for Silicon Republic.

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Sensors are being placed in vineyards in Spain, and the data they produce is being fed to a supercomputer that tracks the impact of climate change and sets off early warning alerts for frost and other potentially devastating weather events for vines.

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