Droughts, heat and fire: the future of wine in the climate crisis

Across the planet, growers are having to adjust to extreme conditions in a warming worldThere’s a worryingly valedictory tone to many of the conversations I have with winemakers these days. Time and again, I’m told that it’s impossible, in many if not most years, to make the wines in the style they used to make. Crop-destroying weather events that were considered extreme just a decade ago are now to be expected. Each year that passes brings them closer to the point where they will no longer be able to make wine in their vineyards at all.The cause, of course, is… Source: The Conversation: Droughts, heat and fire: the future of wine in the climate crisis

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