Are female wine influencers subject to a double standard? Is there pressure on women to create suggestive and provocative social media content in order to generate more Likes, Follows, and comments? Do we, as an audience of wine lovers and appreciators, willingly create an environment that rewards sexualized posts over informational posts? With no less than four bottles of Val d’Oca Prosecco in hand, I talk to six women wine influencers who’ve had tremendous success on Instagram about their personal experiences with online sexism: is the pressure real, is it internal or external, and does it affect how they create content?
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