Building New Power Structures in the Wine Industry

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…