As a small U.S. wine import company, we are already grappling with the needlessly destructive and disruptive effects of the 25% tariff on European wines that was unleashed by the Trump administration on October 18. Now comes the threat of Trump Tariff 2.0, under which wines from all EU countries are at risk of tariffs up to 100%.
Sparkling wine has a long tradition in Germany, a country that currently drinks more bubbly than any other. In this month of celebrations, we're featuring six sparklers from Germany and one from the Burgundy region of France at price points to brighten every budget.
Congratulations to our newest portfolio producer, Jim Barry Wines, who, on the eve of their 60th anniversary in August, was named 2020 Halliday Wine Companion Awards Winery of the Year! Jim Barry Wines’ stellar achievements coincide this month with a series of well-timed Aussie Wine Month events in New York, Miami, Los Angeles and San Francisco.