In Decanter, Clive Pursehouse catches up with Emily Wines, the new chair of the board of directors for the Court of Master Sommeliers, Americas. “For me, taking on the role of chair of the board of directors of the Court of Master Sommeliers was really my decision to step in when we were in a crisis. It has been a tough time, obviously, for the organization. Several women have walked away from the Court, which I certainly understand and respect. I just felt like it was time to either walk away or step in to make it better, and I believe that.”
“Everyone wants to farm better. But sometimes farming better costs more. So does the added investment pay off? Do green credentials help to sell wine?” Jamie Goode delves into the value of green credentials on his blog.
James Suckling bought a vineyard in New Zealand’s Martinborough, which contains 2,900 Pinot Noir vines, much of which were planted in 1988.
Wildfires in Chile’s south are beginning to impact vineyards in the wine regions of Itata and Bio Bio, reports Amanda Barnes in the Drinks Business.
Jancis Robinson offers notes on Domaine de la Romanée-Conti’s 2020 wines.
As distributors get bigger, they require brands with bigger volumes to service their markets. This will reduce opportunities for small-to-medium-sized wine producers, writes Liza B. Zimmerman in Meininger’s.
In Grape Collective, Christopher Barnes talks to Roberto Di Meo about the unique terroir and grapes of Campania.
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