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The New Languages of Wine

Wine Educator and Writer Meg Maker Leads a Seminar on the Future of Wine Communications

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In this seminar from January 21, 2024, wine writer and educator Meg Maker dives into the history of wine description, its modern evolution, and offers tips on applying this discipline for the enjoyment of everyday consumers. How should consumers view point scores? Is the poetic language of wine tasting notes helpful? And if not “poetry,” then what?

Meg also asserts the need to re-evaluate the outmoded Anglo-centricity of wine’s lingua franca for something that is more open and welcoming to other cultures and perspectives. “Different voices,” she adds “enable us to reach more people.” That begins with creating a more welcoming space for all consumers to document and learn from their own personal journey, which is how this talk concludes.

Meg is joined by host Kevin Day of Opening a Bottle. The video is free for everyone to view. For more wine education videos such as this, consider a subscription to Opening a Bottle so you can view any of our recorded video classes.

The New Languages of Wine: Seminar by Meg Maker from Opening a Bottle on Vimeo.

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