South Africa: Wine industry has no room to hide from climate change

12 May 2022. Is the South African wine industry going to survive amid a rapidly changing climate? Winemaking has thrived at the southern tip of the continent for more than 300 years, benefiting from a diversity of microclimates to build a rich culture and a world-class industry. However, as climate and viticultural experts reveal, the Cape Winelands is facing an existential threat from shifting weather conditions that create an uncertain future for some of the Southern Hemisphere’s leading wine areas. Read more…

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