Category Archives: Global Warming

Winemakers fight global warming with science and tradition

Note — this blog post was a finalist for the Millesima Blog Awards in the Wine and Technology Category, along with four others (you can see the badge I received on the right-hand margin of the blog).  Although I didn’t … Continue reading

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Global warming from winemakers’ perspectives

I didn’t expect to be writing about global warming so soon again after my last post.  But I spent a week at wine shows talking to winemakers, so of course the subject came up.  It was a pleasure talking to … Continue reading

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Dateline Glasgow 2050: The Great Rhônes of Scotland

As 2017 drew to a close, it occurred to me that I had unconsciously been looking forward to 2018 as an important year for a very long time. After a boozy New Year’s Eve and a little recovery time, I … Continue reading

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Listen to Jamie Foxx — and blame it on the alcohol

I could swear that for the past six months lots of wine writers have been humming the “Blame it on the Alcohol” song – and writing about who’s to blame for the trend of increasing alcohol in wines.  I’ve read … Continue reading

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Think globally — and maybe get our government to act globally, too

As many of you know, I used to work in environmental advocacy, doing data analysis on all kinds of issues including global warming.  So when I saw a press release last week from the Champagne Bureau about a new, lighter … Continue reading

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