Daily Wine News: Recognizing American Wine’s Latinx Community

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Rolando Herrera, co-founder/winemaker at Mi Sueño Winery. (Photo credit: Mi Sueño Winery)

Rolando Herrera, co-founder/winemaker at Mi Sueño Winery. (Photo credit: Mi Sueño Winery)

In Wine Enthusiast, Jill Barth highlights six Latinx wine experts changing the face of American wine. “With ties to the earliest years of grape growing in the U.S., these communities have shaped the landscape of the bottles we enjoy. These are the people woven through a viticultural history that extends through statehood, the Mexican Revolution, Prohibition, the Great Depression and World War II.”

“Every great wine country needs beautiful agricultural landscapes, delicious local foods, warm hospitality and wine that can reel you in. Brda, Slovenia, has all that.” In Wine Spectator, Robert Camuto says Brda has it all, including some excellent Rebula wines.

Elin McCoy reports in Decanter that this year’s Sonoma Wine Auction raised a record-breaking $6.1 million; all proceeds go to local charities.

In Terroir Review, Meg Houston Maker visits Château De Poncié in Fleurie, where she learns about the ancient estate’s new biodynamic practices.

Aaron Ayscough interviews Justin Chearno of Williamburg’s The Four Horsemen in Sprudge Wine.

In VinePair, Jennifer Simonson looks at how Albariño from California’s Central Coast is evolving.

In Fortune, Jim Clarke explores the expanding market of white Bordeaux wines.

Is Languedoc the next classic wine region of France? It might be, according to Matthew Stubbs MW.

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