Episode 95: Adapting to Climate Change: Sustainability in Champagne with Thibaut Le Mailloux

Released Friday, 29th May 2020
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There's no question climate change is affecting so much of our world's agriculture. The wine industry has been on the front lines of this for decades. Fighting climate change and adapting to our warming planet has been a priority for the growers and producers in Champagne, France for the last 20 years. Their high level of quality and distinct style depends on them staying ahead of the curve. The Comité Interprofessionnel du Vin de Champagne (CIVC) - the organization that represents Champagne production - has been leading the way in sustainability efforts for much of the world. Thibaut Le Mailloux, the CIVC's Communications Director, sat down with my from his home in France, to discuss life during quarantine, how wine growers are adapting to climate change, and the aggressive sustainability plans in place for the Champagne region.   This week's featured cocktail is the classic Champagne Cocktail:    Champagne Cocktail Brut Champagne 3-4 dashes Aromatic Bitters Garnish: Lemon Twist    Place the sugar cube in a chilled champagne coupe. Dash the cube with bitters and top with bubbly. Garnish with a lemon twist.   Official Champagne Links: Website Instagram Sustainability in Champagne Become a Champagne Expert Champagne's 360-degree Virtual Tour   Bit by a Fox Links: Blog Instagram Facebook Twitter Podcast Music

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