“Why Industry Professionals Are Rethinking the Language of Wine” – SevenFifty Daily

To become more inclusive and accessible, a growing industry movement is questioning traditional, often Eurocentric wine descriptors both in the classroom and on the floor. In this article, Alicia Towns Franken is quoted for encouraging a more diverse group of wine instructors when wine curriculums are being produced: “It really is about bringing in the stakeholders,” she says. “Don’t just prescribe things for people and expect that you’re going to hit all the points that they need to hear. They should be at this table. You can always tell when people are not in a room when certain decisions are made.” Read the full article here.