Daily Wine News: Tradition vs. Sustainability

Posted by | Posted in Wine News | Posted on 06-09-2022

Will tradition prevent the wine industry from embracing sustainability? In VinePair, Mailynh Phan looks at how far the industry has come, and how far it still needs to go. “When we look at the question of who must act first, ultimately, as producers, we’re responsible for the bottles we make and for what happens to them after they are emptied. It’s time for the industry to move on from unsustainable traditions and to help educate consumers on sustainability.”

MLB discovers a “secret, hidden gem” at Balletto Vineyards in Sonoma: a baseball field among the vines.

NBC News’ Wilson Wong considers the future threat of spotted lanternflies to California wine country.

In SevenFifty Daily, Courtney Schiessl Magrini talks to winegrower Christopher Howell about how he is rebuilding after the devastating Glass Fire in 2020 and using library releases to manage availability.

Brad Pitt is suing his ex Angelina Jolie, who he says “contributed nothing” to the success of their Miraval wine business and intentionally sold her stake to a “stranger with poisonous associations and intentions,” reports People.

In PUNCH, Leslie Pariseau talks to sommeliers and retailers across the country about the hottest wines right now.

In Wine Enthusiast, Demi Elder delves into the meaning of “supple” in winespeak.

On WineBusiness.com, Linda Jones McKee reports on the new challenges Texas vineyards are facing this year.

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