How Phylloxera Changed the Wine Industry

Instructor: Kristene King Thrall Duration: 3:49 mins Type: Short Course Category: Food and Beverage

“There is no known cure for phylloxera, and there are few places that have never been hit by phylloxera.”

Phylloxera is a louse that feeds on the roots of grapevines. When it first broke out, it posed a huge threat to the entire wine industry. Find out more about phylloxera in this course with sommelier Kristene King Thrall.

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Kristene King Thrall

Sommelier Kristene King Thrall is a sommelier at Louie’s Wine Dive in Kansas City. Here, she helps take the pretentiousness out of wine while introducing diners to new and exciting brands.

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