Monthly Archives: July 2020

  1. “Wine Girl” Author Victoria James: 10 Questions on Where We’re Headed

    “Wine Girl” Author Victoria James: 10 Questions on Where We’re Headed

    "You used to be able to open a restaurant on a dollar and a dream. Now, you need a whole corporate structure, and for good reason." Victoria James
  2. Exploring Liguria Through the LAN Cable

    Exploring Liguria Through the LAN Cable

    "Due to the extremely steep slopes and small-sized vineyards, the region is unable to mechanize in the vineyards. For the same reason, watching people work in the vineyards is as nerve-wracking as watching extreme sports." Joon Park
  3. Dave Miner's Passion for California Viognier

    Dave Miner's Passion for California Viognier

    "I have always loved Condrieu so it's fun and I've worked with some guys such as Francois Villard and Yves Gangloff and hung out with them a lot and learned a lot from them." Dave Miner
  4. How a U.S. Convenience Store Magnate Is Turning Around Italy's Enrico Serafino Winery

    How a U.S. Convenience Store Magnate Is Turning Around Italy's Enrico Serafino Winery

    'So back home in Des Moines, he started looking for wineries. “I’m sitting there in the middle of Iowa. How do you find a winery in Italy? " Dorothy J. Gaiter and John Brecher on convenience store magnate Kyle Krause's Italian wine odyssey
  5. How Wine Can Stop Its Return to an Era of Snoot

    How Wine Can Stop Its Return to an Era of Snoot

    "In the 1970s, sommeliers at many fine restaurants were White French men, or at least White males who pretended to be French. With tastevins around their necks, their job was to make customers feel stupid, spend more than they planned and drink French wine."
  6. André Morgenthal and how the old vine project is saving South Africa's Heritage Vines

    André Morgenthal and how the old vine project is saving South Africa's Heritage Vines

    "Each vine needs to be considered on its own. So we rather call it sculpting than pruning. Cause it's like an old age home and each person has got a different context and history and requirements." André Morgenthal
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