Category Archives: Global Warming

Winemakers fight global warming with science and tradition

In my last post I mentioned some of the impacts of global warming on grape growers and winemakers, as told to me by winemakers at two European wine shows.  While extreme weather and shortened growing seasons were shared concerns, the … 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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