James Sligh is a sommelier, writer and educator in Brooklyn. After working in some of New York City's deepest cellars, including Rouge Tomate, Compagnie de Vins Surnaturels and Pearl & Ash, he left the floor to start a project, The Children's Atlas of Wine, that offers hand-drawn map prints and classes focused on emerging regions, overlooked grape varieties and the people who grow them.
The Myth of “Old World” Wine
The binary of “old” and “new” world has always been fraught. What would happen if we dispelled with this framework altogether?
- story: James Sligh
- illustration: Joe Gough