Daily Wine News: Organic v. Conventional

Posted by | Posted in Wine News | Posted on 08-11-2021

An organic vineyard in Austria. (Wikimedia)

In SevenFifty Daily, Pam Strayer explores why organic winegrowing can be more profitable than conventional methods in the long run. “As organic farming has grown, so have the products that support it, making organic farming more feasible and profitable than it once was… But profitability isn’t just about costs—it’s about revenue as well. Recent studies have suggested that the market for organic wines is stronger than for conventional ones.”

In Wine Spectator, Julie Harans profiles Vincent Morrow, the Napa Press wine director working to usher the Court of Master Sommeliers into an inclusive next chapter.

On WineBusiness.com, Kerana Todorv reports on how drone technology to spray vineyards is gaining popularity.

In Wine Enthusiast, Jahdé Marley looks at the taxes, tiers and other ways Prohibition still restricts U.S. wine.

Pinot Grigio rosé? An international study aims to compare different clones of the grape for producing pink-hued wines with.

In the Drop, Stacy Briscoe highlights the California winemakers signing up to fight wildfires for volunteer fire academies.

Mike Veseth, the wine economist, ponders what wine can learn from the cruise ship industry.

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