Crushed: How a Changing Climate Is Altering the Way We Drink (Hardcover)

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Climate change is altering how wines are spirits are produced around the world. From unimaginably destructive fires in California to historically unprecedented deep-freezes in Texas and rising temperatures that are lifting England to the forefront of the world of sparkling wine, these are the stories of eight regions confronting it all head on.

About the Author

Brian Freedman is a wine, spirits, travel, and food writer, restaurant and beverage consultant, wine and spirits educator, and event host and speaker. He regularly contributes to Food & Wine digital,, and SevenFifty Daily, has contributed to Travel + Leisure online, Departures online, Whisky Advocate Magazine, Wine Enthusiast, The Bourbon Review, and more. He also hosted wine and spirit pairing segments on the CNN Airport Network. In 2019, Brian was awarded a fellowship to attend The Symposium for Professional Wine Writers in Napa Valley. He consults for restaurants on their beverage programs, regularly hosts virtual and in-person wine and spirits tastings for corporate and private clients, and has traveled to more than 50 countries and territories around the world, and extensively throughout the United States, to experience the food, drink, and culture for his work. He lives outside of Philadelphia with his wife Steffi, daughters Sophie and Olivia, and dog Murray.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781538166307
ISBN-10: 1538166305
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Publication Date: October 11th, 2022
Pages: 224
Language: English