• VinePair Podcast: Wine Has a Bad Language Problem

    22 days ago - By Vine Pair

    This week on the “VinePair Podcast,” Adam Teeter, Zach Geballe, and Joanna Sciarrino discuss how the language of wine tasting notes has created a gatekeeping effect in the industry. After listing what they have been drinking recently - including a Pennsylvania Nebbiolo - our hosts dive into a discussion about the pretension of many wine descriptors.
    That conversation leads into the hosts' opinions about how wine tasting notes often alienate people who are just getting into wine. This particular Eurocentric language creates a barrier for entry into wine, which can be intimidating to some...
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