Book reviews – sustainability

Crushed - COVER

Books on wine-related sustainability issues still have a long way to go.

How a changing climate is altering the way we drink 
Brian Freedman
Published by Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN 9781538166307
£25, $28

If you’re going to write about climate change and wine, there are a few key concepts to get right. One is that, while climate change is connected to and overlaps with biodiversity loss and soil damage, it is not the same thing. Climate change encompasses global warming; loss of ice sheets; rising sea levels; shifts in plant/animal life-cycle times; and a rise in incidence of extreme...