Tag Archives: oenologist

The 2017 WINnovation Awards Celebrate Advances in the Industry

On November 28th, the Wine Industry Network celebrated this year’s most innovative ideas with their annual WINnovation Awards. From taking a closer look at what’s in the soil, to improving upon the current distribution models, the award recipients represent some of the top thinkers in the vineyards and wineries today. Using technology, ingenuity, and intelligence, […] Read More »

Wine Minerality and Stainless Steel

Leading oenologist for the Consorzio di Tutela del Soave, Giovanni Ponchia, ruffled a few feathers at the International Volcanic Wines Forum in Veneto when he chastised the industries over-use of the term ‘minerality.’ Ponchia, who hates the word and descriptors like it, says that he will “surely use [it] only for white wines without the […] Read More »