Daily Wine News: Evolving Language

Posted by | Posted in Wine News | Posted on 06-07-2021

Jancis Robinson considers the evolving language of wine. “Now that at long last the ethnicity of wine consumers, wine students and wine media is widening, with white skin and red trousers becoming slightly less prevalent, the calls for wine writing that is, in the words of the Wine Writers Symposium [program], ‘more creative, accessible, and inclusive’ are increasingly strident.”

It’s best known for producing Pinot Noir, but could the Willamette Valley be the perfect spot for Chardonnay? W. Blake Gray consider’s the AVA’s future as “the new Burgundy” in Wine-Searcher.

In Club Oenologique, Alistair Morrell from Cider is Wine says it’s time that wine lovers took cider more seriously.

Jeni Port explores a new generation of Australian wines in the Drop, the new wine magazine from wine discovery platform Pix.

In Wine Enthusiast, Paul Gregutt looks at the history of Pinot Gris in Oregon.

On his blog, Alfonso Cevola highlights 10 wines that changed how the world sees Italian wine.

Lettie Teague tastes through a number of boxed wines in the Wall Street Journal. (subscription req.)

“This moment, right now, is the best time to find a job in the wine industry that I’ve witnessed in more than 30 years,” says Tom Wark, who looks at the number of open service positions on his blog.

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