Are female wine influencers subject to a double standard? Is there a 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 in wine 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?
Pairs With Val d’Oca Prosecco & Double Standards for Wine Influencers
- 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.