Daily Wine News: Climate Changes

Posted by | Posted in Wine News | Posted on 02-03-2023

In the World of Fine Wine, Chris Losh speaks to winemakers around the world to get the latest on how climate change is affecting wine production, and to find out how the fast-evolving crisis is likely to shape wine style and quality in the next few decades.

As Ukraine continues to reel from war, brave organizations are sweeping in to clear mines and grow vines. Kathleen Willcox has the story in Wine-Searcher.

Mike Veseth, the wine economist, looks at how the fall and rise of board games relates to the wine industry. “It seems to me that the wine industry, following the board game analogy,  needs to continue to innovate, to reach out to consumers with different interests and lower specific levels of commitment than before. But in doing that, it is important not to forget the values and virtues that have made wine an enduring part of life.”

From Master Sommelier to Master of Wine and everything in between, there are plenty of ways to learn about wine. SevenFifty Daily compares costs, pros, and cons for each.

As the waning pandemic has given way to a sense of normalcy throughout society, feelings of apprehension still abound in the U.S. wine industry as economic storm clouds loom, reports Tim Hearden in Farm Progress.

In the San Francisco Chronicle, Jess Lander remembers Donald Hess, a pioneer of hospitality and sustainability in Napa Valley. Decanter also pays tribute.

Angus Hughson explores the many faces of McLaren Vale wines in Vinous.

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