Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Wine Consumption Reveals Slowly Rebounding Economy


A better glass of wine a day could keep another recession away.

This was hands down one of my favorite articles to write so far. I feel like my background in wine and education at Medill finally came together in harmony for the first time. It is also my official second by-line!

Summary: Some people use the U.S. gross domestic product to gauge the health of the economy. But wine consumption trends may be a more appropriate indicator of people's spending habits. People are starting to spend more on wine, industry experts say, but rising gasoline prices are slowing the economic rebound. Industry experts, such as Rachael Lowe from Trump Hotel and Chris Pawlisz from Table Fiftey-Two, share their insight.

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