Degrees in Fahrenheit recently recorded in the southern French village of Gallargues-le-Montueux in the Languedoc-Roussillon. Grape clusters and grape leaves were burned to a crisp within a few hours. It was the hottest temperature ever recorded in France, and spells new anguish for wine regions beset by the disastrous repercussions of climate change.

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