Daily Wine News: It’s Time for Change

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(Flickr: GoonSquadSarah)

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In Bon Appétit, Marissa A. Ross reacts to Julia Moskin’s recent piece on the sexual assault allegations against sommelier Anthony Cailan. “I can’t believe I still have to say this in 2019, but we have to do better at talking publicly about sexual harassment and assault in the wine industry and beyond… Those of us in leadership positions—shop owners, importers, event organizers, winemakers—need to ensure that our bars, restaurants, wineries, festivals, and other events are inclusive and safe for everyone.”

In VinePair, Emily Saladino highlights the work of Wine Empowered, “a nonprofit providing tuition-free education to women and minorities. Co-founders Victoria James, Amy Zhou, and Cynthia Cheng also aim to transform the predominantly white, male wine industry by creating paths to access for women and people of color.”

In Wine Enthusiast, Layla Schlack explores gamay beyond Beaujolais nouveau.

Robert Simonson charts the rise of the porrón in American bars in the New York Times.

Tom Wark reviews Elizabeth Schneider’s new book, Wine for Normal People.

On JancisRobinson.com, Alistair Cooper considers the evolution of Australian shiraz.

Zinfandel Chronicles’ Tom Lee recommends 10 of the top zinfandels he’s tasted this year.

In Town & Country Magazine, Jay McInerney explores the great divide between Bordeaux and Burgundy.

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