Daily Wine News: Alcohol Bombs

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The swing away from the overly alcoholic wines of the past may have gone a little too far, says James Lawrence in Wine-Searcher.

In SevenFifty Daily, Christy Frank looks at the new strategies for wine retail success mid-pandemic. “New challenges pop up constantly, the most dramatic being a near overnight shift to online ordering and delivery. Consumer behavior has changed, too.  Maximizing success in this new landscape means that a retailer’s approach to buying and stocking must evolve.”

On his blog, Jamie Goode ponders the benefits of the QR code during the pandemic, and what their rebirth means for the wine and hospitality industries.

In Wine Enthusiast, Omolola Olateju, explores what led her to launch Black Girls Drink, and explains why building an inclusive digital drinks community requires care and commitment.

Elsewhere in Wine Enthusiast, Stacy Brisco reports on scientific efforts that were made to “fingerprint” terroir in the Russian River Valley.

Wall Street Journal wine columnist Lettie Teague shares her top takeaways from a decade of columns.

On his Do Bianchi blog, Jeremy Parzen delves into the history of the term “Super Tuscan.”

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