An unlikely contender is stepping up to the plate to become the next European wine powerhouse: Ireland, reports Lisa Grannell in Wine-Searcher. “According to the Drinks Ireland Report 2021, beer is still Ireland’s favorite alcoholic drink but this is closely followed by wine…Ireland has 10 MWs resident in the island of Ireland. Plus another eight Irish-born (or Irish passport-holding) MWs living abroad – most certainly an indication of the quiet wine revolution happening amongst the Irish.”
In the San Francisco Chronicle, Esther Mobley explores the rise of piquette in California.
Beverage company owners have many options for succession when they’re ready to retire. The key, says Sophia McDonald in SevenFifty Daily, is to start planning early.
Washington State University researchers are working to understand exactly how the smoke taint process works and what can be done to limit or prevent it.
Decanter highlights 12 prestigious vineyard sites around the world.
Jancis Robinson delves into “glorious” Spanish Garnacha.
Vicki Denig offers “the definitive guide to pairing wine with pizza” in Uproxx.
Wine Enthusiast announces its 2022 Wine Star Award winners.
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