Today on 60 Minutes, reporter Lesley Stahl reported on the results environment change is having on the European red wine industry.
While in England, she met Stephen Skelton, a viticulturist and “Master of Red wine.” Up until recently, Skelton stated the English environment was too cold to produce quality sparkling wine that made Champagne, France, famous.
“We’re now where Champagne was 30 or 40 years earlier,” Skelton told Stahl. “The climate has shifted in 30 or 40 years upwards, northwards.”
Skelton popped a bottle of English bubbly from 2011 for Stahl to taste. In the video above he discusses how to effectively taste a bottle of sparkling wine.The video
above was originally published on December 26, 2021.
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