Daily Wine News: Women in Wine

Posted by | Posted in Wine News | Posted on 05-09-2022

In Wine Enthusiast, Emily Saladino ponders what the Supreme Court leak could mean for the American wine industry. “As I sat in a balconied Georgian conference room on Thursday, three days after the leak, and listened to the experiences of female wine professionals from South Africa to Ukraine, I wondered what it means to be an American woman in wine. Who are we in the global sphere—those blessed with comparative fortune and opportunity? The resented and resentful stepchildren of an ill-conceived empire? Or something somewhere in between?”

Jancis Robinson suggests buying white Bordeaux 2021 wines. “They may not be an attribute in reds, but high acid levels are a bonus for white wines. The dry whites, all picked before late September’s heavy rain, were delightfully aromatic and full of fruit and zest – with great mastery of oak, and none of the flab seen in some riper vintages.”

Also on JancisRobinson.com, Tamlyn Currin explores regenerative viticulture. (subscription req.)

Who gets to decide what “belongs” on a fine dining beverage program? In VinePair, Angela Burke looks at how beverages can serve as a platform where representation, equity, philanthropy, and environmental and social justice can seamlessly intersect.

Producers are anxiously wondering how much of their crop has been lost to mid-April Willamette Valley frost event, reports Michael Alberty in Decanter.

Shana Clarke explores the sustainable methods being used in Vinho Verde in Saveur.

In Club Oenologique, David Kermode explores the rich history of winemaking in Alsace.

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