Climate change leadership in wine: A conversation with Miguel Torres

By Tobias Webb

Sustainable Wine’s Toby Webb speaks to Miguel Torres, fourth generation of the Torres family and president of Bodegas Torres in Penedès.

They discuss the impacts of climate change in Catalonia, the adaptation and mitigation efforts at Bodegas Torres, what the future of climate leadership in the industry looks like, and more.

The conversation took place at the Torres vineyards and winery at Penedes, in Southern Catalonia, in September 2021.

You can also listen to the podcast here.

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About the author

Tobias Webb

Toby Webb is co-founder of Sustainable Wine. He is also founder of Innovation Forum, a leading platform for change in sustainable supply chains. He has spent 20+ years working in business and sustainability and has spent ten years teaching the subject at various London universities. He advises a number of companies large and small on sustainability. Businesses he has worked with include Patagonia, Interface, Bayer, SOK Group, Boots/Walgreens, Metro, Unilever, Nestle, Reckitt Benckiser, Sainsbury’s, and many others. He co-authored the UK’s national CSR strategy for David Cameron from 2006-10. He has been organising events, advising, teaching writing, blogging and podcasting on sustainable business since 2001. His (non-wine) blog is at