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Mixed Case

March 2018

One Millennial's W(h)ine
We're young and broke, but we love wine. How do we reconcile this?
Posted: Mar 15, 2018 1:00pm ET
By Emma Balter
Assistant editor Emma Balter, resident Millennial at Wine Spectator, asks how it's even possible to make affordable wine that appeals to her young, broke generation.
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Raving over Riesling
The annual Rieslingfeier celebration shows why the variety is beloved by those in the know
Posted: Mar 2, 2018 2:30pm ET
By Aleks Zecevic
"Bring Riesling to dinner parties!" The plea came from Stephen Bitterolf, founder of vom Boden wine-importing company, who organizes Rieslingfeier, an annual celebration of Riesling now in its sixth year. Associate tasting coordinator Aleksandar Zecevic reports on some decades-old aged Rieslings.
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Wine’s Generations Game
Sales growth is slowing in the U.S. wine market, as Boomers retire and Millennials continue to crash on Mom's couch
Posted: Mar 2, 2018 1:40pm ET
By Mitch Frank
Wine sales growth slowed last year, from 9.9 percent in 2016 to an estimated 4 percent in 2017. That’s still growth, but it’s slowing. Boomers are retiring and Millennials aren't yet earning big wine-spending bucks. Wine Spectator news editor Mitch Frank ask, Where is Gen X in all this talk?
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