Climate change cranks up pressure on wine industry

The changing climate is ramping up dangerous pressure on the wine industry to find grape types that not only thrive, but satisfy demands for the next big thing, warns wine writer Philip White.

Who’d be a farmer? Just as the last grapes from Australia’s very strange 2017 harvest are eaten by yeast, France, whose enormous vignobles were sprouting beautifully, was last week hit by killer frosts.