The Grapevine

Wine Industry News for March 6, 2017

March 6th, 2017

Troubling legislation in Maryland, huge harvests in Bordeaux and Washington State. Oregon may say no to pot-infused wine, and more. [level-members]

In Maryland, new legislation is under consideration that could spell trouble for some of the state’s wineries.

Meanwhile, in Oregon, a state that has been in the vanguard of the legalized cannabis industry, the state Liquor Control Commission is taking a look at marijuana-infused wines.

From the less-represented corners of the industry, Wine Searcher gives us this article about sexism in the wine industry, and from VinePair we get 10 African American Winemakers Everyone Should Know.

Global warming? More acres under vines? Both Bordeaux and Washington State have had record harvests in 2016.