Tag Archive for: future of winemaking

Climate change means a lot more than unseasonably warm days. That glass of wine you look forward to after a hard day of work is fundamentally changing due to erratic weather conditions.

The grapes used for wine are dependent on consistent temperatures and seasons. While you may enjoy popping off your coat on 60-degree days in January, the grapes that decide to awaken from their winter dormancy risk dying because of the fleeting nature of warm winter days.

In this article, Andrew Meggitt discusses the tactics winemakers are using to combat the effects of climate change.