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Bordeaux ‘Act for Change’ symposium

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The focus of the symposium, unsurprisingly, was on the challenges posed by climate change. As if to illustrate the immediacy of the threat, the symposium took place during a heatwave, with temperatures of over 40°C  in bordeaux and extreme weather events recorded across the coountry: parts of southwest france saw violent storms and winds of 112kph on the evening of 20 June, while vineyards across the Médoc and St-Emilion were damaged by hailstones ‘the size of golfballs’. As Olivier bernard of Domaine de Chevalier warned, ‘so far global warming has been good for bordeaux: the last seven years have seen five great vintages. [...] Voir l'article complet sur Decanter

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