Daily Wine News: Tracking CellarTracker

Posted by | Posted in Wine News | Posted on 01-03-2022

CellarTracker’s app logo.

CellarTracker, an 18-year-old company survivor whose web and mobile apps help people manage the wines they own, is looking to expand. CNBC talks to founder Eric LeVine about how the site has grown during the pandemic and his plans for the app’s future.

In the Buyer, Richard Siddle examines how diversity and inclusion have become key issues for the drinks and hospitality sectors in 2021 and why in 2022 we all need to look at the personal actions we take.

In Wine-Searcher, W. Blake Gray implores you to pull corks and pop bottles. “I have never opened a bottle of wine to drink for dinner, tasted it, and thought, “I should have waited five years.” Never. Thus this is my message for you: Let 2022 be a year when you start drinking up your cellar.”

Jancis Robinson revisits her New Year’s wine resolutions to see how she did last year.

Tom Work looks back on the worst things that happened in wine in 2021.

Wine Spectator remembers the standard-bearers, friends and family of the wine industry who died in 2021, including Philippe Cambie, Becky Wasserman, Steven Spurrier and Andrea Franchetti.

The European Union’s exports of sparkling wine to the rest of the world fell [in 2020] for the first time in a decade, reports Reuters. “The COVID-19 pandemic dampened wine trade globally in 2020, the latest year for which data are available…”

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