Climate change discussed in Montreal

Snowy Montreal in early November 2019

Alistair Cooper MW reports on a conference in Canada.

An unseasonably cold and snowy Montreal played host to Tasting Climate Change, an informative and engaging wine-industry conference held on 12 November. The global climatic conditions then current provided a poignant and powerful backdrop for the event. Venice was underwater with its second-highest water levels since records began in 1923, while bushfires were raging (extremely early in the season) in drought-ridden Australia, and Sonoma’s wildfires continued to wreak havoc, as reported by Alder recently.

This second edition of Tasting Climate Change was organised by Michelle Bouffard, a Montreal resident and leading...