Wine In The News

Wine Shaming Responses 101

MIAMIHERALD.COM – Welcome to Wineshaming 101. Today we will learn the best ways to counteract wineshaming — you know, when friends, family and pushy acquaintances mock your dubious drinking habits. I myself have been the victim of wineshaming, due to my undisguised addiction to butter and oak in Chardonnay. There …

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Synthetic Wine?

SFCHRONICLE.COM – Ava Winery doesn’t look much like a winery. In fact, according to the government, it isn’t a winery. The startup, housed in a Dogpatch warehouse, produces synthetic wine: a petri-dish cocktail of ethanol, water, sugar and various chemical compounds, made not in a vineyard but in a lab. …

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History of Washington Wine’s Success

SEATTLETIMES.COM – Half a century ago, Washington’s biggest claims to fame were Sasquatch and the logging, maritime and aerospace industries. But in 1967, the floodgates of commercial winemaking opened here. Since then, the state has rapidly become a leading player in wine production and sales. Did you know? Private winemakers …

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World Wine Production Declined in 2016

ESMMAGAZINE.COM – Global wine production amounted to 267 million hectolitres (mhl) last year, down by 3% compared to 2015, according to the International Organisation of Vine and Wine (OIV). Italy is still the world’s leading producer (50.9 mhl), followed by France (43.5 mhl) and Spain (39.3 mhl). There was a …

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