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May 27, 2015

So, as I’m sure happens to many of my readers, anytime someone sees a news article about wine, I’m asked, “Is it true?”  Typically, this is pretty easy to answer.  The recent video from Vox, however, is so packed with claims, that it takes more than just a Facebook rep...

April 7, 2015

The other day I posted to this blog claiming that, though grape prices have been rising faster than bottle prices in recent years, they are just making up for lost ground. Ergo, I concluded the rise in grape prices over the past 4 years has been sustainable.  This is c...

March 31, 2015

I've been hearing a lot of talk about grape prices rising too fast and squeezing wineries' margins too much.  I decided to investigate whether or not this is true.  The claim, it turns out, does not line up 100% with the salient facts, which follow and are derived from...

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