Ray Isle (@islewine on Twitter) is Food & Wine's executive wine editor. We trust his every cork pop and decant – and the man can sniff out a bargain to boot. Take it away, Ray.
News broke this week, thanks to a report by a pair of Melbourne, Australia-based Morgan Stanley analysts, that we are on the verge of a global wine shortage of unprecedented proportions. Egad!
Being a wine critic, of course, this prediction chilled me to my very bones. Apparently, despite the fact that the world’s vineyards produce some 2.8 billion cases of wine each year, we want more than that. We’re a wine-crazed bunch, we humans.
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