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The Sunday Paper: January 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! 

What is going on with wine tariffs?

The history of this trade war, how it’s been affecting the already “hurting” beverage/restaurant industry, and hope for future action.

These two articles sum it all up pretty well.

READ THE SEVEN FIFTY ARTICLE

READ THE WINE ENTHUSIAST ARTICLE

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South Africa on THIRD alcohol ban...

Round Three!

“South Africa’s Ken Forrester says the country’s latest ban on alcohol sales could be the final blow for some small wineries.” -WS

Continue to support and buy South African wine!

READ THE WINES OF SOUTH AFRICA ARTICLE

READ THE WINE SPECTATOR ARTICLE

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The beverage industry needs to stop hyperfocusing on millenials...

An interesting article on how the industry should start focusing on marketing to the age 55+ demographic (after focusing on the younger generation for so long).

READ MORE HERE

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How The Court of Master Sommeliers is moving forward

The board has put together listening workshops (where anyone can attend) to discuss various areas within the organization that need to be worked on. Hopeful they will continue to listen to their audience and more progress will be made.

This article highlights the first workshop that took place mid-January.

READ MORE HERE

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Sulfur, Sulfites, + Sulfides

Not only is this a great clarification of these terms, but it’s also a fantastic read on when and why they are used! Good timing, as these terms have been a big focus in the industry lately.

READ MORE HERE

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How alcohol free wine is made!

Everything you have ever wanted to know! Plus the only relatively good white brand I have tried recently (and would recommend)!

READ MORE HERE

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