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May 26, 2020

I know this topic may seem wonky, but consider a world where you could look at a wine label and see if there was extra, unwanted sweetness or if the wine was packed with chemicals (actual picture of big hulking winery, below).

Collaboration, Communication, and Problem Solving: Key Skills Sharpened in PhD Student Colleen Szeto at an Internship with E. & J. Gallo Winery | ARC Innovative Wine Production                  


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Jul 2, 2019

Tom Wark, executive director of the National Association of Wine
Retailers ( rejoins the podcast to discuss the huge WIN for American wine consumers that has taken place.

The Supreme Court of the US, the highest court of the land, has basically decided that states are not permitted to block...

Oct 21, 2018

This is an enormous moment that could improve the lives of wine drinkers in the U.S. and have great effects for importers, distributors, and wine lovers who live in/represent winemaking nations!!

The United States Supreme Court has agreed to take on the question of whether or not citizens can receive shipments of...

Nov 10, 2017

Tom Wark, executive director of the National Association of Wine Retailers (, wine PR guru, and author of Fermentation Wine Blog  gives a fascinating look at the history of US wine law, current inane laws (unconstitutional) on interstate wine shipping, and the ripple effects for wine producers,...