Daily Wine News: The Threat of Wine Tariffs Is Back

Posted by | Posted in Wine News | Posted on 06-29-2020

In Forbes, Jill Barth looks at how wine tariffs may further impact small wine business in 2020, and explains how consumers can weigh in. “The next review is set for later this summer, and that process will again include a public comment portal which will address the goods currently impacted by the Airbus tariffs plus other items including wines from Italy and additional products from Europe.”

The Wall Street Journal reports on how US wine importers are bracing for higher tariffs.

In the New York Times, a pandemic work diary of Napa winery Heitz Cellar CEO Carlton McCoy, the first African-American to run a major winery.

Jancis Robinson provides some updates to her social progress report on South Africa. “A common complaint was that, while Black engagement in the wine industry may have improved a bit quantitatively (the number of Black-owned wine labels, etc), qualitatively there is still a great deal to be done.”

In Wine Enthusiast, Kerin O’Keefe reports on reactions to the new Prosecco Rosé designation. “However, not everyone is thrilled. Producers in the Conegliano Valdobbiadene Prosecco Superiore DOCG, a separate appellation located north of Venice, strongly oppose the new designation.”

In the Washington Post, Dave McIntyre covers recent efforts to make the wine industry more inclusive.

Amber Gibson offers a beginner’s guide to consigning wine in VinePair.

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