Wine shouldn't be scary. And it shouldn't feel like you're being tested by a snoot in a beret. Wine is fun, and delicious. All you need to know is how to get it open. We'll help with whatever comes next, including making fun of snoots in berets.
State-of-the-industry reports suggest an uncertain outlook for wine. The 100% tariff on French wine is on hold, but concern remains. Add to that, 25% tariffs on some EU wines and French wine imports are down by 44% since October.
In this installment of Kushman by the Bottle, Rick Kushman provides an update on the vintage and impact of recent fires. With some devastation at wineries, what will visitors find for the holiday season, which is key for Sonoma County’s economy?
Wine expert Rick Kushman talks about a new Netflix comedy set in California wine country. He’ll also discuss the judging process for the state fair commercial wine competition, and how late rain could affect the region’s wine grapes.