Daily Wine News: U.S. Wine Consumers

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Wine Intelligence has identified six distinct groups of wine consumers in the U.S. market: engaged explorers, premium brand suburbans, contented treaters, social newbies, senior bargain hunters, and kitchen casuals.

Recent disputes have caused winemakers and legislators to reconsider America’s laissez-faire attitude toward veracity in wine labeling. Katherine Cole reports on the movement towards truth in labeling in SevenFifty Daily.

In the Daily Beast, Jordan Salcito chats with sommelier Bobby Stuckey about the future of sommeliers and why so many of his colleagues are retiring early.

Christina Pickard writes about her experience of joining a wine tasting club and finding community after moving to a new town in Wine Enthusiast.

Rioja has produced one of its largest harvests on record, with an increase of 30% on the previous frost-struck vintage,” reports Patrick Schmitt in the Drinks Business.

Michelle Williams looks at the group of Chilean winemakers working to make terroir-driven wines in Forbes.

In the Washington Post, Marc Silver says “it’s hard to resist the cheeky charm of “The Wine Show.””

Tom Hyland explores the hottest trends in Italian wine in Wine-Searcher.

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