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  • Where are Italy’s vineyard areas going?
    内容摘要In the wine industry, people have become increasingly aware of what can be called The Great Grape Migration, resulting from agricultural declines due to climate change (Diversity buffers winegrowing regions from climate change losses). … Read more »
  • A Last Post and Preview of Coming Wine Coverage
    内容摘要This is my last post here on my way to a new publishing platform. If you choose to follow me to my new publishing platform at Substack, I’ll begin publishing there tomorrow. To read any future posts you’ll need to subscribe: CLICK TO SU… Read more »
  • The Decanter Is Hoping for a Redo
    内容摘要 When winemaker Chris Brockway and his partner, Bridget Leary, set out to create a signature Broc Cellars decanter with designer Rafi Ajl, the idea was to make something that elevated the everyday experience of drinking wine. It was the… Read more »
  • Exploring the World of Red Sparkling WinesExploring the World of Red Sparkling Wines
    内容摘要 Who says bubbly can’t be red? Read more »
  • A New FERMENTATION and a Promise
    内容摘要It’s pretty clear at this point that I’m incapable of looking at something then not saying something about it. This affliction can’t be addressed through medication. It’s something I’ve known for some time now that I just have to give i… Read more »
  • Scratching the Surface of Sicilian WineScratching the Surface of Sicilian Wine
    内容摘要 I was intrigued w... Read more »
  • Japan adds three Geographically Indicated wine regions
    内容摘要 On June 30, wines of Nagano, Yamagata and Osaka received a GI (Geographical Indication) status. In addition to “Yamanashi” in 2013 and “Hokkaido” in 2018, Japan now has five GIs for wines. These wines should be made from grapes which a… Read more »
  • Sparkling Giant Buys English Winery
    内容摘要© Bolney Wine Estate | The Sussex winery has the capacity to make 600,000 bottles a year.One of the world's biggest wine producers swoops for a well-known English winery. Henkell-Freixenet, the world's biggest sparkling wine company, ha… Read more »
  • 6 Wine Industry Trends to Watch in 2022
    内容摘要 The wine industry is emerging from yet another chaotic year of conducting business in the middle of a global pandemic. Between catastrophic weather events (including California wildfires, devastating April frosts in France and Italy, a… Read more »
  • Sparkling Wine: That Quizzical FizzSparkling Wine: That Quizzical Fizz
    内容摘要 Curious facts about sparkling wine to deepen your delight and dazzle your friends Read more »
  • How much does wine contribute to total exports?
    内容摘要Economically, national Gross Domestic Product (GDP) = consumer spending + government spending + investment + net trade. This economic concept has been of especial interest over the past couple of years, because the Covid-19 pandemic has… Read more »
  • Communists Rush to Defend French Wine
    内容摘要There's a Cold War nip in the air as France prepares for presidential elections this year. It's back to the future for our news round-up this week, as our interest is piqued by some blasts from the past – including a communist party lea… Read more »
  • Bordeaux Distribution Hits a Speed Bump
    内容摘要© Dreamstime | Bordeaux faces increasing competition from the Cabernet kings in Napa. Bordeaux might be the king of the wine world, but its presence on the retail shelves is shrinking – at least at the top end of the market. A snapshot … Read more »
  • California Considers Direct Shipping for Spirits
    内容摘要© Awesomer | Californians could soon be able to order whiskey direct from the distillery.A measure introduced as a stopgap during lockdown could become a permanent fixture for California spirit lovers.By W. Blake Gray | Posted Friday, 1… Read more »
  • Transitions in the Wine Media—And For This Writer Too
    内容摘要The wine media is a slow-moving ship. Its turns and transitions come slowly. When changes do come to the wine media, they are notions and innovations at first, then the spigot opens and it seems as though it must have always been this w… Read more »