TMiW 1 – Looking Back, Looking Forward

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Summary: This is the premier episode of This Month in Wine, a monthly discussion about what is going on within the wine world from a consumer and insider perspective. Hosts: Tim Elliott and Jeff Lefevere Topics What’s up with Good Grape? Is wine blogging on the decline? Wine Trends & Predictions for 2012 Value Replaces Cheap Wine Regulation Reform Continues Sweet Wines Continue Growth Blends Come Back in Vogue Green Packaging Booms Chinese Wine Market Continues To Show Influence Recovery of Wine Market Low Alcohol Wines Natural Wines Events Wine Blogging Wednesday 74, Feb. 15th, Value Sparkling Wine Dark & Delicious, February 17, 2012, Alameda, CA San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition Public Tasting, February 18, Fort Mason Center, San Francisco For wine events near you check out Local Wine Events Links discussed on the show Good Grape Goes on Hiatus Reflections on 8 Years of Wine Blogging  Top Ten Wine Trends in 2011 Wine Trends To Watch in 2012 5 things about wine to focus on in 2012  Forecast: Wine, grape prices to rise in 2012 Doug's 10 Trends for the Wine Biz in 2012 Top 5 Wine Trends in 2011  Bulk-wine inventory hits 12-year low China overtakes UK to become fifth largest wine-consuming nation: Vinexpo Cool climate wines could grow Aussie volumes  Wines Worth a Taste, but Not the Vitriol Natural Wines “Not For The Masses” Natural wine movement, just noise? The Natural Wine Debate Gets Ugly  This podcast is brought to you by - get a FREE audiobook download at Feedback: Copyright 2012 Acan Media, Inc. Licensed under Creative Commons.