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Wine Serves As Warning For All: Can Industry Change With Climate?

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There is much more to the question of wine and climate change than the character of pinot noir. Because wine grapes are extraordinarily sensitive to temperature, the industry amounts to an early-warning system for problems that all food crops--and all industries--will confront as global warming intensifies. The truth now is that the earth's climate is changing much faster than the wine business, and virtually every other business on earth, is preparing for.

Read the whole story at The Climate Desk

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