Wine drones leading to better wine
Drones are making their way into our world day by day, helping with everything from construction to agriculture, providing photographers and videographers with the right shot, and making better wine… Wine drones are here and they are leading to better glasses of wine, drink up.
“he makes better wines now that he flies an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) over the vineyards from which he sources grapes.
“I was the first to pick — others were a week later — and I nailed it,” he said of his 2014 Sonoma Valley Sauvignon Blanc. “I got exactly what I wanted.”
As a decision-making aid, there’s nothing quite like the images he gets by flying a 33 millimeter camera affixed to a small airplane over vineyards.
“I like the mapping it enables me to do,” he says. “For sampling, it really helped me this year.””
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