|WGA: National WineGrape News – Monday, February 28, 2022|
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Global Wine Consumption Has Been Declining for a Long Time
February 28, 2022 | The Wine Gourd
Given current concerns about possibly declining wine consumption (e.g. Declining wine consumption a global trend; Global wine consumption declines), it is worthwhile to look at long-term trends, to put the current data into context. Read full article.
New Grape Variety Names Approved
February 25, 2022 | Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau
TTB recently granted administrative approval for the use of the grape variety names Arinarnoa, San Marco, and Trentina as type designations on American wine labels. Read full article.
The US Wine Industry Transitions to 2022 after a ‘Good Year’
February 25, 2022 | Forbes
People love intentional hospitality. Wine buying patterns continue to evolve. Non-profit partners remain important. Ecological footprint influences consumers. Wine regions and styles attract new fans. Read full article.
Smoke on the Vineyards: Wine Industry Looks for Solutions to a Continuing Problem
February 24, 2022 | Wine Bulletin
Unfortunately, the remedies to wildfire smoke’s effects are still being studied, and preliminary results show the processes to remove “ashtray aftertaste” from wine are not easy nor cheap. Read full article.
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