#COP24: Bordeaux wine at risk?

December 5, 2018 11:46 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Subscribe to France 24 now:

FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7

Current IPCC estimates predict that temperatures in the French wine-making region of Bordeaux could increase by 2 to 4 degrees Celsius by the middle of the century. Hotter weather accelerates the ripening of grapes, which could irreversibly alter the iconic Bordeaux flavour. Some winegrowers are beginning to adapt to a warmer climate, while others are considering a more radical approach: replacing Bordeaux’s traditional grape varieties. Valérie Dekimpe from France 24’s Down to Earth programme has more

Visit our website:

Subscribe to our YouTube channel:

Like us on Facebook:

Follow us on Twitter:

Categorised in:

This post was written by HisWord