Daily Wine News: Representation

Posted by | Posted in Wine News | Posted on 10-08-2020

When it comes to representation in wine, whose stories get told? Paso Robles winemaker Edgar Torres explores the answer through his own experience in Wine Enthusiast. “This business has been hard, but it’s been harder to realize that I now have a duty to share the story of my success with other Mexicans and people of color to help them envision an alternate path and to help challenge the stereotypes in my industry.”

On his blog, Jamie Goode discusses the future of wine criticism, and asks whether traditionalists might resist the journey into the sunlit uplands of life unrestricted by the 100-point ceiling.

In Forbes, Alex Ledsom reports on how some Bordeaux wine producers are utilizing bats to help reduce pests in vineyards.

In Meininger’s, Michèle Shah explores the evolution of Maremma in Tuscany, “one of Italy’s most promising wine regions.”

In the Wall Street Journal, Lettie Teague highlights “5 intimidating wines that are actually easy to love.” (subscription req.)

In Decanter, Sylvia Wu explores the importance of grafting in the vineyard.

Mike Veseth, the wine economist, reviews the book, Wine and the White House: A History by Frederick J. Ryan, Jr.

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