The Grapevine

Wine Industry News for May 15, 2017

May 15th, 2017

News and updates from Bordeaux, Uruguay, and the US, as well as cork’s comeback, and the real reasons Trader Joe’s sells such cheap wine. [level-members]

The news from Bordeaux in the wake of their terrible frosts isn’t any better than you’d expect it to be, with large financial losses already predicted.

The news is considerably better in the US, according to Meininger’s interview with Rob McMillan of Silicon Valley Bank’s Wine division.

Things are also looking up in Uruguay, which may be posed to be the next Jura.

Cork makes a comeback in Portugal.

And exactly how does Trader Joe’s sell wine so cheap?