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Wine Enthusiast
1 month ago
Wine

Grim Reports Have the Wine Industry in Knots. But Should We Just Calm Down?

The wine industry faces challenges like erratic sales and changing consumer preferences, but reports of its imminent demise may be exaggerated. [ more ]
PUNCH
1 month ago
Wine

Sancerre Is More Than a Wine, It's a Brand

Sancerre remains a top choice in restaurants, reflecting a blend of sophistication and accessibility. [ more ]
Wine Enthusiast
1 month ago
Wine

Grim Reports Have the Wine Industry in Knots. But Should We Just Calm Down?

The wine industry faces challenges like erratic sales and changing consumer preferences, but reports of its imminent demise may be exaggerated. [ more ]
PUNCH
1 month ago
Wine

Sancerre Is More Than a Wine, It's a Brand

Sancerre remains a top choice in restaurants, reflecting a blend of sophistication and accessibility. [ more ]
moremarket-analysis
www.theguardian.com
1 month ago
Wine

Orange wine: why sales of the seductive new taste of summer are soaring

Orange wine, including catarratto and pinot gris, is gaining popularity, with Oranj bar showcasing a variety of unique and unconventional options, including indigenous grape blends and orange wines. [ more ]
Eater SF
1 month ago
SF food

San Francisco's Iconic Park Tavern Will Live Again

Park Tavern in San Francisco will reopen under new ownership with original chef Jennifer Puccio leading the kitchen alongside chef Jonathan Waxman from Barbuto. [ more ]
#diversity
Wine Enthusiast
1 month ago
Wine

A New Generation of Sommeliers Is Rewriting the Language of Wine

Changing language around tasting and pairing is crucial for decolonizing wine and making the industry more inclusive. [ more ]
www.berkeleyside.org
2 months ago
Wine

Expect the unexpected from this Oakland-based wine club and distributor

Supporting independent wine producers like Fortino in Gilroy promotes diversity in the industry. [ more ]
Entrepreneur
4 months ago
Wine

McBride Sisters Discuss How to Break Into the Wine Industry | Entrepreneur

The McBride Sisters faced challenges in the wine industry due to their race and gender.
McBride Sisters Collection is the largest Black-owned wine company in the U.S. [ more ]
Wine Enthusiast
1 month ago
Wine

A New Generation of Sommeliers Is Rewriting the Language of Wine

Changing language around tasting and pairing is crucial for decolonizing wine and making the industry more inclusive. [ more ]
www.berkeleyside.org
2 months ago
Wine

Expect the unexpected from this Oakland-based wine club and distributor

Supporting independent wine producers like Fortino in Gilroy promotes diversity in the industry. [ more ]
Entrepreneur
4 months ago
Wine

McBride Sisters Discuss How to Break Into the Wine Industry | Entrepreneur

The McBride Sisters faced challenges in the wine industry due to their race and gender.
McBride Sisters Collection is the largest Black-owned wine company in the U.S. [ more ]
morediversity
#grape-growing
Slate Magazine
2 months ago
Wine

The Broken Promise of Nonalcoholic Wine

The rise of nonalcoholic wine is predicted to rejuvenate the wine business, cater to health-conscious consumers, and revitalize grape growing amidst declining demand. [ more ]
Wine Enthusiast
6 months ago
Wine

The Surprising Location of America's First AVA

The first American Viticultural Area (AVA) was established in Augusta, Missouri, before Napa Valley.
Missouri has a long history of grape growing and winemaking, but the industry was heavily impacted by Prohibition. [ more ]
Slate Magazine
2 months ago
Wine

The Broken Promise of Nonalcoholic Wine

The rise of nonalcoholic wine is predicted to rejuvenate the wine business, cater to health-conscious consumers, and revitalize grape growing amidst declining demand. [ more ]
Wine Enthusiast
6 months ago
Wine

The Surprising Location of America's First AVA

The first American Viticultural Area (AVA) was established in Augusta, Missouri, before Napa Valley.
Missouri has a long history of grape growing and winemaking, but the industry was heavily impacted by Prohibition. [ more ]
moregrape-growing
#wine-enthusiast
Wine Enthusiast
2 months ago
Wine

At Wine Enthusiast's Sip of South America, an Energized Crowd Signals a Bright Future

The event showcased over 150 highly rated wines from South America, indicating the region's potential for producing interesting and complex bottlings. [ more ]
Wine Enthusiast
1 month ago
Wine

Wine Enthusiast Companies Announces New Ratings Platform and Welcomes All Regions to Submit - Coming September

The Wine Enthusiast Ratings Platform aims to enhance wine and spirits review processes globally, ensuring blind tasting for all eligible submissions. [ more ]
Wine Enthusiast
2 months ago
Wine

At Wine Enthusiast's Sip of South America, an Energized Crowd Signals a Bright Future

The event showcased over 150 highly rated wines from South America, indicating the region's potential for producing interesting and complex bottlings. [ more ]
Wine Enthusiast
1 month ago
Wine

Wine Enthusiast Companies Announces New Ratings Platform and Welcomes All Regions to Submit - Coming September

The Wine Enthusiast Ratings Platform aims to enhance wine and spirits review processes globally, ensuring blind tasting for all eligible submissions. [ more ]
morewine-enthusiast
#innovation
Wine Enthusiast
2 months ago
Wine

The Best California Wines to Drink Right Now

California produces nearly 90% of US wines, pioneering quality bottlings. The state's wine industry continues to innovate and offer diverse options. [ more ]
Wine Enthusiast
4 months ago
Wine

The Best Colorado Wineries to Visit Right Now

Colorado is known for its high elevation, which influences the quality of its wineries.
Winemakers in Colorado are gaining recognition and success by focusing on innovation and terroir. [ more ]
Wine Enthusiast
2 months ago
Wine

The Best California Wines to Drink Right Now

California produces nearly 90% of US wines, pioneering quality bottlings. The state's wine industry continues to innovate and offer diverse options. [ more ]
Wine Enthusiast
4 months ago
Wine

The Best Colorado Wineries to Visit Right Now

Colorado is known for its high elevation, which influences the quality of its wineries.
Winemakers in Colorado are gaining recognition and success by focusing on innovation and terroir. [ more ]
moreinnovation
Independent
2 months ago
Wine

Hannah Quinn-Mulligan: Could Irish farmers make the most of climate change and start producing wine?

The wine industry in Britain is rapidly improving, potentially leading to a shift towards local varieties like West Cork or Galway. [ more ]
Ars Technica
2 months ago
Wine

Why canned wine can smell like rotten eggs while beer and Coke are fine

Canned wines are gaining popularity among younger crowds seeking convenience over traditional glass-packaged wines. [ more ]
Wine Enthusiast
2 months ago
Wine

As Uncertainty Still Looms Over Nagorno-Karabakh, Armenia's Wine Industry Hangs in the Balance

Uncertainty looms over Nagorno-Karabakh's future as Russian troops withdraw, impacting Armenia's wine industry. [ more ]
#natural-wine
Wine Enthusiast
2 months ago
Wine

Alice Feiring Reflects on the State of Natural Wine Today

Natural wine pioneer Alice Feiring has been instrumental in popularizing natural wine in America and spends most of her time in New York City. [ more ]
PUNCH
4 months ago
Wine

Meet the "Super Vino Bros," the New Jersey Twins Who've Become Natural Wine's Most Unlikely Stars

Humility is lacking in the wine industry, perceived as exclusive and intimidating.
The Super Vino Bros aim to democratize the natural wine scene and highlight industry professionals rather than claiming authority on what to drink. [ more ]
Brooklyn Eagle
3 weeks ago
Wine

Catherine O'Rourke brings the wine shop experience to Bay Ridge, naturally

Natural wine categorization can be complex; Cellary focuses on good practices and small producers under the label.
Personal passion and extensive experience can lead to successful wine entrepreneurship. [ more ]
Wine Enthusiast
2 months ago
Wine

Alice Feiring Reflects on the State of Natural Wine Today

Natural wine pioneer Alice Feiring has been instrumental in popularizing natural wine in America and spends most of her time in New York City. [ more ]
PUNCH
4 months ago
Wine

Meet the "Super Vino Bros," the New Jersey Twins Who've Become Natural Wine's Most Unlikely Stars

Humility is lacking in the wine industry, perceived as exclusive and intimidating.
The Super Vino Bros aim to democratize the natural wine scene and highlight industry professionals rather than claiming authority on what to drink. [ more ]
Brooklyn Eagle
3 weeks ago
Wine

Catherine O'Rourke brings the wine shop experience to Bay Ridge, naturally

Natural wine categorization can be complex; Cellary focuses on good practices and small producers under the label.
Personal passion and extensive experience can lead to successful wine entrepreneurship. [ more ]
morenatural-wine
#sustainability
Wine Enthusiast
2 months ago
Wine

What Gen Z Actually Thinks About Wine, According to Gen Z

Gen Z's wine industry impact is misunderstood, though they value sustainability over brand names and other practices. [ more ]
Independent.ie
5 months ago
Wine

Boxes, bags, pouches, cans and even linen bottles - the sustainable alternatives to wine bottles

Alternative wine packaging like cans and kegs, paper or linen bottles, bag-in-box and 'bagnum' pouches have a lower carbon footprint than glass bottles.
Lightweight bottles are being produced as light as 300g-400g, reducing energy in transportation. [ more ]
www.fastcompany.com
5 months ago
Wine

You've tried wine in a box. What about an aluminum bottle?

Bogle Family Wine Collection has introduced a new brand called Element[AL] Wines that offers wine in 750-milliliter aluminum bottles instead of glass bottles.
Glass bottles are the largest source of carbon emissions in the wine industry, and the use of aluminum bottles can reduce the industry's carbon footprint. [ more ]
Wine Enthusiast
2 months ago
Wine

What Gen Z Actually Thinks About Wine, According to Gen Z

Gen Z's wine industry impact is misunderstood, though they value sustainability over brand names and other practices. [ more ]
Independent.ie
5 months ago
Wine

Boxes, bags, pouches, cans and even linen bottles - the sustainable alternatives to wine bottles

Alternative wine packaging like cans and kegs, paper or linen bottles, bag-in-box and 'bagnum' pouches have a lower carbon footprint than glass bottles.
Lightweight bottles are being produced as light as 300g-400g, reducing energy in transportation. [ more ]
www.fastcompany.com
5 months ago
Wine

You've tried wine in a box. What about an aluminum bottle?

Bogle Family Wine Collection has introduced a new brand called Element[AL] Wines that offers wine in 750-milliliter aluminum bottles instead of glass bottles.
Glass bottles are the largest source of carbon emissions in the wine industry, and the use of aluminum bottles can reduce the industry's carbon footprint. [ more ]
moresustainability
Wine Enthusiast
2 months ago
Wine

Following the Emerald Green Road: Northern California's Cannabis Culture Heads to Wine Country

Northern California's cannabis culture is gaining recognition, paralleling the region's wine fame with the creation of a cannabis appellation program and a nine-county Cannabis Trail. [ more ]
www.mercurynews.com
2 months ago
Wine

Q&A: Luxury South Bay wine retailer Angie An is on a quest to make the wine world less intimidating

Angie An transitioned from sommelier at Alexander's Steakhouse to selling luxury wines to Chinese collectors, advocating for wine enjoyment and inclusivity. [ more ]
#smoke-taint
Wine Enthusiast
3 months ago
Wine

Where There's Smoke, There's Tainted Grapes: How Researchers Are Trying to Remedy Smoke Taint

Extreme fires have become increasingly common and devastating for winemakers, impacting the quality and salvageability of wines. [ more ]
www.fastcompany.com
4 months ago
Wine

It smelled like burnt plastic': Wildfires ruin billions of dollars of wine each year. Here's how vineyards are adapting

Smoke taint in wine can devastate an entire vintage, costing the industry billions in losses.
Researchers and winemakers are collaborating to find solutions for the impact of wildfires on the wine industry. [ more ]
Portland Monthly
5 months ago
Wine

Can Grapes Be Saved from Wildfire Smoke?

Oregon vineyards are facing the challenge of smoke taint in their wines due to wildfires.
Researchers at Oregon State University are working on spray-on coatings that could protect grapes from the off-flavors caused by wildfire smoke. [ more ]
Wine Enthusiast
3 months ago
Wine

Where There's Smoke, There's Tainted Grapes: How Researchers Are Trying to Remedy Smoke Taint

Extreme fires have become increasingly common and devastating for winemakers, impacting the quality and salvageability of wines. [ more ]
www.fastcompany.com
4 months ago
Wine

It smelled like burnt plastic': Wildfires ruin billions of dollars of wine each year. Here's how vineyards are adapting

Smoke taint in wine can devastate an entire vintage, costing the industry billions in losses.
Researchers and winemakers are collaborating to find solutions for the impact of wildfires on the wine industry. [ more ]
Portland Monthly
5 months ago
Wine

Can Grapes Be Saved from Wildfire Smoke?

Oregon vineyards are facing the challenge of smoke taint in their wines due to wildfires.
Researchers at Oregon State University are working on spray-on coatings that could protect grapes from the off-flavors caused by wildfire smoke. [ more ]
moresmoke-taint
Wine Enthusiast
3 months ago
Wine

Rex Pickett on the Making of 'Sideways,' 20 Years Later

The real life of Sideways author Rex Pickett closely mirrors his book's main character, Miles Raymond.
The success of Sideways did not immediately change Pickett's fortunes, but it led to two decades of adventures in the wine world. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
3 months ago
Wine

The winners and losers of the wine industry from climate crisis

Climate crisis impacts wine regions, threatening wine production quality and viability.
Higher temperatures and changing weather patterns are shifting grape harvests and affecting wine alcohol levels and quality. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
3 months ago
Wine

China lifts steep Australian wine tariffs as relations improve

China has lifted steep tariffs on Australian wine imposed in 2020, signaling improved relations.
Ties between China and Australia have improved, leading to the removal of trade barriers on goods like barley and coal. [ more ]
#napa-valley
ABC7 San Francisco
3 months ago
Wine

Napa Vineyard Sheep Grazing promotes sustainable agricultural practices and better wine

Sheep grazing in Napa Valley benefits agriculture by enhancing flavor, reducing pollution, and promoting holistic farming practices. [ more ]
Wine Enthusiast
4 months ago
Wine

| Wine Enthusiast

Napa Valley wines gained international reputation after the 'Judgment of Paris' in 1976.
Producers in Napa Valley continue to innovate and create high-quality Cabernet Sauvignon wines. [ more ]
ABC7 San Francisco
3 months ago
Wine

Napa Vineyard Sheep Grazing promotes sustainable agricultural practices and better wine

Sheep grazing in Napa Valley benefits agriculture by enhancing flavor, reducing pollution, and promoting holistic farming practices. [ more ]
Wine Enthusiast
4 months ago
Wine

| Wine Enthusiast

Napa Valley wines gained international reputation after the 'Judgment of Paris' in 1976.
Producers in Napa Valley continue to innovate and create high-quality Cabernet Sauvignon wines. [ more ]
morenapa-valley
www.theguardian.com
3 months ago
Wine

Complex' post-Brexit tax rules means price rises for wine drinkers in Britain

British consumers could face significant price increases for red wines post-Brexit due to complex tax changes.
The wine industry warns that the new alcohol duty system will create significant administrative burdens and cost increases. [ more ]
PUNCH
3 months ago
Wine

Where'd You Go, Piquette?

Piquette wine trend in decline
Piquette production process and history [ more ]
#consumer-preferences
www.theguardian.com
4 months ago
Wine

Rioja's about much more than affordable plonk | Fiona Beckett on drink

Sales of Rioja wine are declining, especially among younger consumers.
Winemakers in the Rioja region are experimenting with new techniques and varieties to appeal to a wider audience. [ more ]
Sacramento Bee
5 months ago
Wine

New generation leads Bronco Wine, maker of Two Buck Chuck and other Central Valley products

Bronco Wine Co. has reached its 50th anniversary with new leaders at the top but the same attention to consumer tastes.
Bronco Wine Co. aims to attract the next generation of drinkers by offering a variety of wine choices. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
4 months ago
Wine

Rioja's about much more than affordable plonk | Fiona Beckett on drink

Sales of Rioja wine are declining, especially among younger consumers.
Winemakers in the Rioja region are experimenting with new techniques and varieties to appeal to a wider audience. [ more ]
Sacramento Bee
5 months ago
Wine

New generation leads Bronco Wine, maker of Two Buck Chuck and other Central Valley products

Bronco Wine Co. has reached its 50th anniversary with new leaders at the top but the same attention to consumer tastes.
Bronco Wine Co. aims to attract the next generation of drinkers by offering a variety of wine choices. [ more ]
moreconsumer-preferences
Inverse
4 months ago
Wine

Putting Nutrition Labels on Bottles Could Decimate the Wine Industry - Or Save It

Requiring nutrition labels on wine could change consumer perceptions of its healthiness.
Consumers are surprised by the calorie, carbohydrate, and sugar content on wine labels. [ more ]
Portland Monthly
4 months ago
Coffee

Guess the Price of the Most Expensive Coffee You Can Buy in Portland

Coffee prices have been undervalued due to the industry's colonialist roots.
Coffee can command the same prices as wine, but the industry is only worth about $11 billion compared to wine's $67 billion. [ more ]
Entrepreneur
4 months ago
Wine

Free Livestream | February 20 - Black Founder Spotlight: Chrishon Lampley of Love Cork Screw Wines | Entrepreneur

Inclusive branding and marketing strategies can help a business stand out in a competitive marketplace.
Supporting diversity and inclusion within industries can lead to positive changes and opportunities for underrepresented groups. [ more ]
#declining-sales
Wine Enthusiast
5 months ago
Wine

TikTok Is Mixing Wine with Milk. It Might Not Be a Bad Thing.

Wine sales have been declining for several years due to Gen Z's drinking habits and the rise of ready-to-drink beverages.
The wine-and-milk trend on TikTok may actually be beneficial for the wine industry and could potentially be enjoyable to drink. [ more ]
www.fastcompany.com
5 months ago
Wine

Dour grapes: Why wine makers are struggling to attract Gen Z and millennial drinkers

Volume sales for wine in the US have declined for three consecutive years, with millennials and Gen Z showing less preference for wine compared to older generations.
The wine industry has struggled to make wine approachable and relevant to younger consumers, resulting in a shift towards non-alcoholic options and other alcoholic beverages. [ more ]
Wine Enthusiast
5 months ago
Wine

TikTok Is Mixing Wine with Milk. It Might Not Be a Bad Thing.

Wine sales have been declining for several years due to Gen Z's drinking habits and the rise of ready-to-drink beverages.
The wine-and-milk trend on TikTok may actually be beneficial for the wine industry and could potentially be enjoyable to drink. [ more ]
www.fastcompany.com
5 months ago
Wine

Dour grapes: Why wine makers are struggling to attract Gen Z and millennial drinkers

Volume sales for wine in the US have declined for three consecutive years, with millennials and Gen Z showing less preference for wine compared to older generations.
The wine industry has struggled to make wine approachable and relevant to younger consumers, resulting in a shift towards non-alcoholic options and other alcoholic beverages. [ more ]
moredeclining-sales
Wine Enthusiast
5 months ago
Wine

The 24th Annual Wine Star Awards Looks to Foster the Next Generation of Wine Enthusiasts

The wine industry is focused on navigating the future amidst changing drinking habits
Making wine products relevant to millennials is a key focus for the industry [ more ]
#california-wine
www.mercurynews.com
5 months ago
Wine

Livermore wineries win big at the 2024 SF Chronicle wine competition

Livermore Valley wineries won 201 awards, including a white wine sweepstakes win, at the 2024 San Francisco Chronicle Wine competition.
Livermore Valley's wine scene is expanding beyond Napa and Sonoma valleys, attracting wine lovers from the Bay Area and beyond. [ more ]
Wine Enthusiast
1 month ago
Wine

In California, 'Almost Magical' Chardonnay Offers a Balance of Freshness and Flavor

Chardonnay is a versatile grape loved by winemakers for its adaptability and the multitude of choices in crafting unique wines. [ more ]
www.mercurynews.com
5 months ago
Wine

Livermore wineries win big at the 2024 SF Chronicle wine competition

Livermore Valley wineries won 201 awards, including a white wine sweepstakes win, at the 2024 San Francisco Chronicle Wine competition.
Livermore Valley's wine scene is expanding beyond Napa and Sonoma valleys, attracting wine lovers from the Bay Area and beyond. [ more ]
Wine Enthusiast
1 month ago
Wine

In California, 'Almost Magical' Chardonnay Offers a Balance of Freshness and Flavor

Chardonnay is a versatile grape loved by winemakers for its adaptability and the multitude of choices in crafting unique wines. [ more ]
morecalifornia-wine
Wine Enthusiast
5 months ago
Wine

The Okanagan Wine Region Is in Trouble-Can It Survive?

Last week, freezing temperatures in Canada's Okanagan Valley caused widespread damage to the vineyards, with many wineries experiencing bud loss.
The region has been facing a series of challenges, including previous cold fronts, wildfires, declining tourism, a struggling economy, and declining interest from young drinkers. [ more ]
Wine Enthusiast
5 months ago
Wine

'Hope Is Not a Strategy': This Year's Silicon Valley Bank Report Delivers Some Hard Truths

The wine industry is facing dire sales, overproduction, changing market dynamics, and a lack of interest from young adults.
Sales volume and value of wine have been declining for the past few years, and spirits are expected to surpass wine in sales next year. [ more ]
#climate-change
Wine Enthusiast
6 months ago
Wine

Devastated by Communism, Czech Wine Is Making a Comeback

The Czech Republic has a long history of wine production, but it is overshadowed by its beer industry.
The wine industry in the Czech Republic suffered during the years behind the Iron Curtain, but has since seen growth in both quality and quantity. [ more ]
Wine Enthusiast
1 month ago
Wine

In Northern Spain, Forgotten Varietals May Hold the Key to Climate-Resistant Vines

Ancient grape varieties in Galicia, Spain, provide a historical and genetic resource for viticulture's future sustainability amidst climate change. [ more ]
Wine Enthusiast
6 months ago
Wine

Devastated by Communism, Czech Wine Is Making a Comeback

The Czech Republic has a long history of wine production, but it is overshadowed by its beer industry.
The wine industry in the Czech Republic suffered during the years behind the Iron Curtain, but has since seen growth in both quality and quantity. [ more ]
Wine Enthusiast
1 month ago
Wine

In Northern Spain, Forgotten Varietals May Hold the Key to Climate-Resistant Vines

Ancient grape varieties in Galicia, Spain, provide a historical and genetic resource for viticulture's future sustainability amidst climate change. [ more ]
moreclimate-change
#legacy
www.nytimes.com
6 months ago
Wine

Mike Grgich Dies at 100; His Wine Stunned the French by Besting Theirs

Montelena's 1973 chardonnay won in a blind tasting held in Paris, shocking the French judges.
The tasting had a lasting impact, providing credibility and confidence to American wines and allowing Mr. Grgich to establish his own winery. [ more ]
www.pressdemocrat.com
4 weeks ago
Wine

Warren Winiarski dies at 95; Napa Valley vintner's cabernet topped French versions at famed 1976 tasting

Warren Winiarski, the vintner behind the famous 1976 Judgment of Paris win, passed away at 95, leaving a significant legacy in the wine industry. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
6 months ago
Wine

Mike Grgich Dies at 100; His Wine Stunned the French by Besting Theirs

Montelena's 1973 chardonnay won in a blind tasting held in Paris, shocking the French judges.
The tasting had a lasting impact, providing credibility and confidence to American wines and allowing Mr. Grgich to establish his own winery. [ more ]
www.pressdemocrat.com
4 weeks ago
Wine

Warren Winiarski dies at 95; Napa Valley vintner's cabernet topped French versions at famed 1976 tasting

Warren Winiarski, the vintner behind the famous 1976 Judgment of Paris win, passed away at 95, leaving a significant legacy in the wine industry. [ more ]
morelegacy
#wine industry
Wine Enthusiast
7 months ago
Wine

How to Make Chardonnay for the Ages

Producing a Chardonnay with a consistent flavor profile is challenging due to different preferences and climate change.
Winemaker Cara Morrison balances innovation with tradition to create a consistent and appealing Chardonnay. [ more ]
Bullets Forever
7 months ago
Wine

Elena Delle Donne launches wine brand

Washington Mystics forward Elena Delle Donne has launched Deldon Wines, making her the first WNBA player with a namesake wine.
The wine is a Willamette Pinot Noir made by Williamette Valley in Oregon. [ more ]
Wine Enthusiast
7 months ago
Wine

In Australia, Winemakers Are on the Forefront of Mitigating Climate Change

Australian winegrowers are acutely aware of the impacts of climate change on their industry.
Australia's efforts to adapt to and mitigate climate change in the wine industry offer hope for the future. [ more ]
PUNCH
7 months ago
Wine

So Long to the "Somm"

The term "sommelier" has evolved, leading to an identity crisis in the industry.
Movies like "Sideways" and "SOMM" helped redefine the image of a sommelier.
The natural wine movement has influenced the perception of sommeliers. [ more ]
Wine Enthusiast
7 months ago
Wine

How to Make Chardonnay for the Ages

Producing a Chardonnay with a consistent flavor profile is challenging due to different preferences and climate change.
Winemaker Cara Morrison balances innovation with tradition to create a consistent and appealing Chardonnay. [ more ]
Bullets Forever
7 months ago
Wine

Elena Delle Donne launches wine brand

Washington Mystics forward Elena Delle Donne has launched Deldon Wines, making her the first WNBA player with a namesake wine.
The wine is a Willamette Pinot Noir made by Williamette Valley in Oregon. [ more ]
Wine Enthusiast
7 months ago
Wine

In Australia, Winemakers Are on the Forefront of Mitigating Climate Change

Australian winegrowers are acutely aware of the impacts of climate change on their industry.
Australia's efforts to adapt to and mitigate climate change in the wine industry offer hope for the future. [ more ]
PUNCH
7 months ago
Wine

So Long to the "Somm"

The term "sommelier" has evolved, leading to an identity crisis in the industry.
Movies like "Sideways" and "SOMM" helped redefine the image of a sommelier.
The natural wine movement has influenced the perception of sommeliers. [ more ]
morewine industry
Daily News
7 months ago
LA food

LA-based wineries cultivate the area's history as a wine-growing region

Volunteers harvest grapes from the original California vine at the San Gabriel Mission.
Local wineries in Los Angeles are working to grow and promote wines from within the county. [ more ]
New York Post
7 months ago
Artificial intelligence

AI can now detect phony wines - here's how it can determine fraud

Artificial intelligence can trace wines to their original sources and detect cheap knockoffs.
Machine learning can differentiate subtle differences in wines and determine the region and estate they came from. [ more ]
London On The Inside
1 month ago
Wine

Get Free Bubbles for English Wine Week with Sausage Press

A week-long celebration of English wine, showcasing its growth and quality winemakers. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
1 week ago
Wine

How politics affects the wine we drink

Legislative decisions, such as pegging duty to alcoholic strength, impact wine producers and consumers by influencing pricing and wine styles. [ more ]
Wine Enthusiast
4 weeks ago
Wine

Why Everyone Loves to Laugh at the 'Wine Snob' Archetype of Film and TV

Portraying wine snobs in film or television often exposes pretentiousness and exclusive nature of the wine industry. [ more ]
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