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The Climate Crisis Is Changing the Taste of Wine

When the fires come, as they have for the past five years in California wine country, there is little winemakers can do.

The wine in my glass tasted like drought. It was hot, red-hot. My face blushed; my forehead tingled. I took another sip. Heady. Dense. Alcohol near 15 percent.


Los Angeles Times