Daily Wine News: Striking Styria

Posted by | Posted in Wine News | Posted on 08-16-2022

Styria. (Photo via Austrian Wine / Anna Stöcher)

A small fraction of wines from Austria’s Styria region, known for Sauvignon Blanc and high-profile natural wines, come to the U.S.—but that may soon change, finds Valerie Kathawala in SevenFifty Daily.

In VinePair, Jessica Fields breaks down what it’s really like to be a wine influencer. “Following the life of a wine influencer on Instagram affords a gaze into a world of press packages, glamorous trips, and fancy events where the wine flows freely. But behind those scenes, these social media stars say, is a tale of long hours, hard work, and often limited earnings.”

The UK could unseat top wine-producing regions Champagne and Burgundy in France due to the effects of climate change, according to a new study.

On JancisRobinson.com, Elaine Chukan Brown reports on how Walla Walla, the once-sleepy Washington town, has become an enclave for discerning wine and food lovers.

For Wine-Searcher, Kathleen Willcox looks at how tax codes from two centuries ago are still causing French producers to negotiate an economic obstacle course.

The USDA estimates that California crush about 3.5 million tons of wine grapes this year.

In Wine Enthusiast, Emily Saladino answers an important question: Does wine freeze?

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