Following an insightful and somewhat controversial discussion with six women wine influencers (I know, I know, they hate being called that) about double standards on social media, it’s time to turn to the men and hear what they have to say. And this wasn’t an easy task: of the 20 influencers I contacted in total, only 4 agreed to be on the podcast. But that they have to say is as broad in scope and perhaps as controversial as what the women had to say. Are there double standards? If so, who created them? And does the pressure to sexualize posts for Likes and Follows come from within or without?
Pairs With Double Standards For Wine Influencers: The Men Tell All
- by John Taylor
And that’s what’s really at the heart of this decision: I can’t shake this story or these characters. It’s what I always come back to. So, I think this is The Universe trying to tell me something: finish this story before you move on to something else. And so I will.
The 2016 Altocedro Gran Riserva Malbec es muy loco, but in all the good ways. To start, Altocedro harvests from 70-year-old vines from a 107-year-old vineyard. Not unusual, especially for Mendoza malbec. BUT, then they take the harvested Malbec in whole clusters and barrel co-ferment with 4% Semillon in French oak.