I found this article in the last Wired Magazine written by Eric Smillie – While this map or prediction map is intriguing it is not the complete story. This was an interpretation I am assuming by Eric of the Conservation International map. There is no doubt that I have of global warming– I am not so certain it will be easy to predict or be as cleanly demarcated on this map. I was curious to see what credentials Eric has as a wine writer and I could not see any listed on his website. This popular “science” of interpretation for me was imprecise and not the whole story. The article mentions book your flights to Washington state and get use to high alcohol wine like Zinfandel that is assuming one would drink only California wine and that other varieties wouldn’t come into play. I do not think there is a uniform agreement that global warming will happen in this manner exactly.
Through this interpretation I was thinking was rather weak what else might be weak or misinterpreted in Wired magazine–this got me thinking–what else are they observing incorrectly?
Not so sure I will renew my subscription to Wired.
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