Trump’s Right—It’s Harder to Sell U.S. Wine in France. Tariffs Aren’t the Whole Story



Carol Matlack | Bloomberg

Customers at Les Bacchantes, a Paris wine bar, were taken aback by the question: Why, among the dozens of offerings, is there not a single U.S. red, white or rose on the list? “America makes some good wines, but we have everything we need here in France,” said one woman who asked to be identified by her first name, Colette. President Donald Trump, in a multipronged Twitter tirade against his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron, complained this week that the country “makes it very hard for the U.S. to sell its wines into France,” because of higher tariffs. Read more here