Wine News: What I’m Reading the Week of 1/5/20

Welcome to my weekly roundup of the wine stories that I find of interest on the web. I post them to my magazine on on Flipboard, but for those of you who aren’t Flipboard inclined, here’s everything I’ve strained out of the wine-related muck for the week.

WELCOME TO THE DISASTEROUS TARIFF EDITION. Here’s a sample of what I wrote in public comment to our National Trade Representative regarding the tariffs. I hope you will do your part by commenting publicly.

Tell the Feds ‘No Price Hikes on Wine’ and ‘No Tariffs’
A form letter if you want one.

The Wine Tariffs Are Real. Speak Up to Stop Them.
Do your part.

One Gift You Can Give To The Wine Industry To Preserve Your Own Enjoyment In 2020

European Tariffs Threaten the Entire American Wine Industry
Not just importers.

Wine Business Fears a Possible Disaster in Potential Trump Tariffs
Eric Asimov agrees.

As Trump tariffs loom, US wine lovers battle tech giants
Bad news bears.

A Message From Wine Enthusiast Media Regarding Wine Tariffs
File your objections now.

Wine industry faces dramatic and ‘calamitous’ impact with Trump administration’s proposed tariffs
Line up all those small businesses and shoot them.

The Insanity of Trump’s Wine Tariffs
Jenny puts it bluntly.

Some unlikely critics oppose Trump’s upcoming tariffs on EU wine
Yes, California wineries oppose them too.

Trump’s 100% Tariffs On French Wines Could Cost American Jobs
Certainly will.

Who Wins Wine’s Trade War?
Almost no one.

Save American Wine Jobs
Another way to take action.

Proposed tariffs could send some European wine prices out of reach
Dave McIntyre on the tariffs.

Tariffs: Now’s the time to speak up
John Bonné implores.

The New War Against Wine
An open letter from Marvin Shanken.

Stop The Wine Tariffs
Tom Wark agrees.

“It’s doomsday for everyone.” American wine professionals react to prospect of 100 percent tariffs on EU wines
Yep. About that.

Why 2020 Is Looking Dangerous for Wine Lovers
Food and Wine, too.