The Australian wine industry has already been forced to adapt to the effects of climate change. It must reduce its carbon footprint – including emissions generated by wine tourists.
A plant-growth-regulating spray might be the solution for vineyards affected by heatwaves.
Wine drinkers are taking notes from the land now too, but it may not be entirely useful.
Wine came to the US in the 16th century but didn’t make it to California – the leader in American winemaking – until the 19th century.