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Climate Change Is Putting English Sparkling Wine on the Map

Climate Change Is Putting English Sparkling Wine on the Map

English Sparkling Wine is having a moment. What was once Champagne’s invitation-only pool party, attended exclusively by the world’s most finely honed palates, is now being invaded by cannonballing English sparkling wine producers. This is thanks to a number of fortuitous elements coming together to create a right-time, right-place kind of scenario. First of all, […]

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Climate Activists on What Pulling Out of the Paris Accord Means For Beer & Wine’s Future

Climate Activists on What Pulling Out of the Paris Accord Means For Beer & Wine’s Future

President Donald Trump announced on Thursday that he will start the process of taking the United States out of the Paris climate accord. It will take up to four years to break off from the agreement, but once that happens, the United States will join Nicaragua and Syria as the only major countries not involved […]

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Drink The Beers From These 13 Breweries If You Care About Climate Change

Drink The Beers From These 13 Breweries If You Care About Climate Change

Certain optimistic political types and their yes-men in Congress may deny the notion that our climate and ecosystem have become unstable and increasingly vulnerable. But for the rest of us, it’s no secret that climate change is real. (Just scroll through Bernie Sanders’ Twitter account.) Of course, with any issue there are going to be […]

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Climate Change Is Bad News For Many Famous Wine Regions, But For Others It Could Mean Success

Climate Change Is Bad News For Many Famous Wine Regions, But For Others It Could Mean Success

Grapevines have a reputation as delicate, gossamer butterfly plants that struggle to survive with each gentle shift in the breeze, but really … they’re the cockroaches of the plant kingdom. That essential hardiness has never been more convenient, as extreme weather challenges even the most talented and resourceful farmers of every stripe in parched, frozen, […]

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One Winemaker’s Quixotic Quest To Save California’s Wine Industry From Climate Change

One Winemaker’s Quixotic Quest To Save California’s Wine Industry From Climate Change

Other winemakers respect him. Wine drinkers of all levels know his brands. Journalists love him. But winemaker Randall Grahm of Bonny Doon Vineyard doesn’t need any of it. After more than 40 years in the industry, Graham has maintained his reputation for breaking the mold. He talks like a philosopher with the soul of a scientist, […]

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