Several people mentioned that the wine industry seems fractured right now. There’s been massive isolation. Zoom is not the same as in-person meetings. Lots of folks are out of work or underemployed. Additionally, the industry woke up to the racial inequities embedded in its institutions and culture, igniting a reckoning. Many more people are talking about White supremacy and privilege, sexual assault, and multiple forms of discrimination than just a year ago.

While there’s been progress, we’ll only go so far unless we take stock of how power is wielded and abused in our industry. Power relations are so deeply…

Pamela Busch

Writer, student, social justice, natural wine, LGBTQ+, NY-SF, educator, Warriors, that says it all, for now.

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