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The Sunday Paper: November Edition

Are you keeping up with the ever-changing world of wine? Here are my top wine industry reads this month. These are articles I believe to be worth the read for anyone studying wine or interested in the latest wine news, wine trends, or wine discussions! 

CMS Exposed ...sort of

Some of the biggest “news” in November and one that strikes me pretty hard as I’ve been with The Court for 7 years…
CMS exposed …but we all knew about these sexism issues, as they play out in our society every day. Cheers to the bravery of the women that spoke out and shed some more light on some of the problems that are NOT NEW in our industry but definitely need discussion and reconstruction!

*The original New York Times article

READ HERE!

*Wine-Searcher summarizes the scandal

READ HERE!

*And Vinepair with some things we need to think about regarding this problem HERE!

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Diversity still needs a lot of work in the industry!

Another place where CMS missed the boat was during the BLM movement. The wine industry has not been an inclusive place for many. Here are some great articles on bringing about change.

*The Grape Collective talks about “glimmers of hope” in the wine community –READ HERE!

*Amelia Singer in the Buyer on what we need to do about diversity and inclusion in the industry

READ HERE!

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How do I find a mentor in wine?

*Mentorship and aid are so important right now. Here’s a list of various platforms providing assistance for moving forward in wine

READ HERE!

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Wine has changed...

*Now that we know how the industry needs to change regarding diversity, Jancis talks about how the industry has changed in 20 years in other ways –READ HERE!

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Restaurants face another shutdown!

*A new normal, and how some restaurants will have to adapt –READ HERE!

*Also, how technology is changing how restaurants and retail do things! Is it here to stay? An interesting read –READ HERE!

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Wine buying trends in an unusual year

*The holidays are among us! Here are 10 buying trends to look for in this not so normal 2020 holiday season!

READ HERE!

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...and finally, here's some nerdy wine info

*Bordeaux’s new approved varieties. For so long we’ve learned there to be just five, but climate change is shifting the norms!

READ HERE!

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