vW Maps was proud to spearhead the development of a browser-based mapping tool that visualises Tasmanian wine grapes’ susceptibility to smoke taint. Commissioned by Wine Tasmania and with funding from the Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture and the Grape and Wine Research and Development Corporation, vW Maps and strategic partners VineFinders and Applied Geographics created the map mashup so that authorities can plan fuel-reduction burns away from susceptible grapes. The content of the map is crowd-sourced from the growers themselves, ensuring that the map’s content is locally correct and up-to-date.
Press coverage: New vineyard tool to minimise impacts of smoke
View the Vines of Tasmania website.