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Wine Spectator: White House Holds Off On French Sparkling Wine Tariffs For Now, French Officials Say

French officials announced yesterday that the U.S. government has agreed to hold off on 100% tariffs on French luxury goods, including handbags, cheese, Le Creuset cookware, and sparkling wine as retaliation for France’s tax on large global technology firms. Continue reading →

Posted in News on January 21, 2020

News Briefs for January 21, 2020

•In October 2017, as wildfires burned 245,000 acres and damaged nearly a dozen wineries across Northern California, many vintners wondered what would become of their grapes still hanging on the vines, as well as their wines fermenting in inaccessible cellars. Continue reading →

Posted in News on January 21, 2020

Wine Spectator: Restaurants Brace For Potentially Devastating Wine Tariffs

Though the politics have nothing to do with dining, the U.S. government’s ongoing battle with the European Union over aircraft-industry subsidies has the restaurant industry on edge. Continue reading →

Posted in News on January 10, 2020

Wine Spectator: Industry Members To Testify Today On Proposed Tariffs

It’s an unusual witness list for Washington, D.C. Nearly two dozen members of the wine industry, including Barkley Stuart of Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits, Zachy’s president Jeff Zacharia, Weygandt-Metzler Importing’s Peter Weygandt, and other wine importers, distributors, and retailers, will testify today at a hearing of the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR). Continue reading →

Posted in News on January 7, 2020

Wine World Mourns The Passing Of Beaujolais Legend Georges Duboeuf

As reported in SND’s news alert yesterday, Beaujolais winemaker Georges Duboeuf died of a stroke over the weekend at his home in Romanèche-Thorins near Lyon at age 86. Wine Spectator has more on Duboeuf’s life and achievements.

Posted in News on January 6, 2020

Wine Spectator: A Look At The Top Wine Stories Of 2019

2019 was a tumultuous year in the wine world. Continue reading →

Posted in News on January 3, 2020

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