Daily Wine News: What’s Ahead?

Posted by | Posted in Wine News | Posted on 03-19-2020

The shock of COVID-19 is transforming the world. In Meininger’s, Robert Joseph asks what it’s going to mean for wine. “The focus on the need to sit at a table and break bread together or to walk through the cellars or vineyard has blinded us to the more basic need to communicate with as efficiently as possible. But COVID-19 and the need to fight climate change which it has overshadowed, will force us all to rethink.”

On WineBusiness.com, Jon Moramarco considers the lasting impact of COVID-19 on the alcoholic beverage industry.

Wine Spectator reports on how West Coast winery tasting rooms are trying virtual tastings and other creative strategies in the midst of the coronavirus crisis.

How essential are wineries? And can we live without them? W. Blake Gray explores the answer in Wine-Searcher.

Michael Broadbent MW, “prolific wine writer and a leading light in the trade for decades,” has died, reports Chris Mercer in Decanter. He was 92.

Jancis Robinson also pays tribute to Michael Broadbent.

In Grape Collective, Christopher Barnes talks to Autumn Stoscheck of Eve’s Cider about cider’s potential in the Finger Lakes.

In Wine Enthusiast, Anne Krebiehl offers a guide to whole-bunch fermentation.

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