Wine news August 3, 2018

Fortune reports that Kendall-Jackson is trying to promote a white wine emoji. "The Chardonnay maker submitted a 15-page proposal earlier this summer for a white wine emoji, which was subsequently accepted for review by the Unicode Consortium, the governing body that coordinates and sets global coding standards for emoji."

The San Francisco Chronicle on wildfires, women and wine. "Many of you have asked whether any vineyards or wineries have been affected, and so far the answer is no."

Grub Street on how to pair wine with gummy bears. "That list of juxtapositions needs wine that follows in a similar footpath. South African Chenin Blanc provides just that kind of dichotomy."

The Drinks Business asks could Indian wine be the next big thing? "A collaboration between Boisset and Kapil Sekhri, co-founder of Fratelli Wines, J’NOON’s fruit meanwhile, is grown in rocky vineyards at the same altitude south of Pune on the right bank of the Nira River."