The watchword of 2023 is uncertainty. For the wine industry, economic pain has already hit. Several industry sources report slowing sales in the final quarter of 2022, and many industry analysts expect the first six months of 2023 to be worse. Read on for senior editor Mitch Frank's analysis.
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