Daily Wine News: More Representation in German Wine

Posted by | Posted in Wine News | Posted on 11-11-2020

“Black wine professionals are invisible in the world of German wines. Sammie has never met another black woman (“or man, if that’s any comfort”) in wine in this area. “I would love to change that,” she says.” In TRINK, Valerie Kathawala profiles Sammie Steinmetz, one half of Weingut Günther Steinmetz, a mid-sized, family-run winery in Brauneberg on the Mosel.

In Grape Collective, Dorothy J. Gaiter and John Brecher look at the “small lights flickering in the darkness” that show some hope for inclusion in the wine industry.

“I like to say that some people run marathons for fun. I don’t like running. Instead, I taste the Premiere Napa Valley auction lots each year.” Alder Yarrow highlights the quality and rarity of the wines of Premier Napa Valley.

In Wine Enthusiast, Layla Schlack talks to NBA’s CJ McCollum about wine, basketball, and how the two have come together for him in Oregon.

In Meininger’s, James Lawrence reports that the Covid-19 pandemic has severely impacted the demand for imported wine labels in Spain, according to a range of stakeholders involved in the market.

In the Buyer, Jessica Broadbent looks at how Covid-19 has impacted Chinese imports and drinking.

Carl Giavanti talks to Richard Hemming, JancisRobinson.com wine writer and Master of Wine, about his journey in wine.

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