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Ep. 128: Is Chardonnay the Low-Rise jeans of the wine world?
We’ve got big news: we’re back with a new format! Join us as we break down the four biggest wine news stories of the week and add our own takes. That’s right: The Four Top is now your go-to podcast for the biggest news in the wine industry.
Low-calorie wines see growth while the rest of the industry shrinks, glass bottles are getting slimmer and cleaner, dozens of new Criolla grape varieties are discovered centuries after their ancestors arrived in South America, and Chardonnay, the low-rise jeans of the wine world, is hot once again, to the tune of $400 million. These are the stories we’re following this week.
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In an article entitled “The Problem With Wine Bottles,” The New York Times wine columnist Eric Asimov cites The Four Top’s episode 109, in which we discuss the supply-chain and sustainability issues presented by glass bottles with Melissa Saunders, MW, and Diana Snowden.