Tong No. 12: The Next Big Thing
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To talk about "the world of wine" is very difficult, because it does not exist. There are so many brands, wine styles, kinds of producers, quality levels, distribution networks and, last but not least, consumers that you simply cannot talk about "the next big thing". However, a number of developments do appear to be linked to worldwide trends, and we have highlighted these in articles looking at wine production from many angles, sometimes confirming and sometimes contradicting each other. What does seem to be clear is the continuing growth of the New World and the powerful rise of aromatic grape varieties. Moscato, for example, is a big hit in California right now. Next to grape varieties with simple but powerful aromatic profiles, the battles of the future will be won by regions with distinctive styles and without intricate appellation systems and difficult to understand quality levels. It is very clear that this is still the New World's trump card. $40.
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