The future of Chablis: How is the region responding to climate risks?

By Hanna Halmari

In this Sustainable Wine podcast Hanna Halmari speaks with Paul Espitalié, President of the Chablis Commission of the Bourgogne Wine Board. Chablis is the northernmost wine district of the Burgundy region in France and is known for producing a distinctive light and dry Chardonnay. They discuss the impacts of climate change in the region, the climate adaptation strategies and practices in place, emissions reduction efforts, and more.


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About the author

Hanna Halmari

Hanna Halmari is the editor at Sustainable Wine and the head of conferences at Innovation Forum. Hanna specialises in sustainability research and events across various industries. She holds an MSc in international development from Kings’s College London, where she developed a strong interest in political economy and post-communist transformation. Hanna speaks Finnish, Bulgarian and English. In her spare time she is a dedicated Radio Lollipop volunteer at Great Ormond Street Children’s Hospital, enjoys travelling, and tasting new wines.