How wine is adapting to the climate crisis
Environment and Society

How wine is adapting to the climate crisis

Our changing climate is forcing winemakers to adapt with earlier harvests and hardier grapes. Here is a sample of labels that can stand the heat

 

Few could fail to be shocked by the apocalyptic scenes of wildfires raging around the world. When homes and lives are at stake, the survival of vineyards might not seem that important, but they, too, represent livelihoods and families that go back generations. And even without tinderbox conditions, temperatures in the 40Cs don’t suit wine, which means that climate change is presenting a massive challenge for the industry.

 

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