Bordeaux ‘Act for Change’ symposium

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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