Australian Women and Revolution

Sommelier Bridget Where's Nick, a bar  in Sydney, Australia

There is power in numbers, and this all-female group is bent on getting their voices heard. Above, Bridget Raffal, a founding member of Women and Revolution, at their launch party (photo by Dexter Kim).

Teaching public-speaking techniques is not perhaps the first thing that springs to mind when discussing ways to dismantle the patriarchy. (Certainly not, at first, to this middle-aged male wine writer.) But it has become a central element of the educational programme offered by Women and Revolution (WaR), an association of female wine professionals founded in Sydney in late 2020 that now boasts around 200 members across...