Wine: The future of wine is female

With a new generation of female oenologists and wine producers emerging, the male-dominated industry has some big changes on the way, writes Tomas Clancy.

12th October, 2014
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In Australia, it is a truth universally acknowledged that it takes a lot of beer to make a great wine. In other words, the physical act of winemaking in a hot, dusty and dry environment is thirsty work.

The fact is also true for many of the world’s quasi-industrial winemaking regions: that the hard-working, hard-living ethos make them men-dominated affairs.

Yet, with upwards of 50 per cent of all new oenologist graduates being...

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