Daily Wine News: Diversity in Wine

Posted by | Posted in Wine News | Posted on 09-17-2019

winepoured“It may be happening at what some consider a glacial pace, but black people are occupying positions in the wine world unheard of only a few years ago,” writes Dorothy J. Gaiter and John Brecher in Grape Collective. “Representation, highlighting blacks doing anything significant in the wine world – growing it, making it, selling it, serving it, enjoying it, writing about it, anything crucial in the chain — is critically important, as is genuine inclusion…”

In Decanter, Andrew Jefford reflects on the evolution of English wine.

Jamie Goode joins Abe Schoener on some of his vineyard visits. “People like Abe deserve a lot of recognition for their work in trying to champion, and thus preserve, the viticultural heritage of California. Quite a bit remains, and the unfashionable regions and grape varieties can make some amazing wines in the right hands.”

Emily Saladino talks to Chicago-based sommelier Derrick Westbrook about dry riesling, the power of Champagne, and more in VinePair.

In Wine Enthusiast, Anna Lee C. Iijima offers a guide to Tokyo’s best wine bars.

In the San Francisco Examiner, Lyle Norton reports on how Bordeaux is coping with climate change.

In Forbes, Joseph V. Micallef reports on Oregon’s growing wine industry.

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