Daily Wine News: Future Yields

Posted by | Posted in Wine News | Posted on 11-15-2021

“In the Northern Hemisphere, France, Italy, Spain, Greece, Austria, Croatia and Slovenia all suffered lower yields in 2021. It is too early to determine the economic fallout for the affected growers, but it could well be dramatic and heartbreaking.” In Wine Spectator, Suzanne Mustacich reflects on how climate change and other factors may affect European producers in the years to come.

In TRINK, Valerie Kathawala reports on a tiny pilot project (V.I.T.E., which stands for Viticulture Integration Training Empowerment) created by immigrants for immigrants that’s taking root in the small wineries of South Tyrol. 

Céline Bossart looks at how sommelier style has evolved in Wine Enthusiast.

Dessert wines are woefully misunderstood, according to the Wall Street Journal’s Lettie Teague, who suggests bringing a selection of red, white, sparkling and fortified dessert wines for Thanksgiving.

In Food & Wine, Mike Pomranz reports on a new study that found superficial factors like corks and heavier bottles swayed wine drinkers’ tasting preferences and perceptions of overall quality.

In Vinous, Eric Guido explores the wines and culture of Emilia-Romagna.

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