Rose wine tasting by Maiah Johnson Dunn

Summer 2021, we have been waiting for you! 2020 was one for the books. From European tariffs impacting US wine distribution to the catastrophic California wildfires. And all within an industry grappling with racism and sexism during a time already fraught with the deadliest pandemic we’ve seen in recent history. It’s no wonder why, according to Wine Spectator, US wine sales have increased by 328.9 million cases while we quarantined our way through the last year.

“Given all the tumult this year,