Wine News: What I’m Reading the Week of 7/14/19


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Welcome to my weekly roundup of the wine stories that I find of interest on the web. I post them to my magazine on on Flipboard, but for those of you who aren’t Flipboard inclined, here’s everything I’ve strained out of the wine-related muck for the week.

It’s a New Era for Australian Grenache
Christina Pickard starts with once upon a time.

Skin-Contact White Wines, a.k.a. Orange Wine for Beginners
A primer.

LA’s First New Winemaker in 100 Years Starts Pouring in Chinatown This Week
Grapes from 50 miles away.

Renaissance Man’s Wine Reborn: Inside Leonardo da Vinci’s Vineyard
Drink like Leonardo.

Exploring The Wines Of Southern Oregon
A good primer.

Paul Mabray, Of Emetry.io, Reflects On The Court’s Recent Wine-Shipping Decision
Good things to come, says Paul.

Are There Benefits to American Oak Over French?
Are there benefits to Grenache over Cabernet?

Anthony Gismondi: Forget …

Wine News: What I’m Reading the Week of 7/7/19


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Welcome to my weekly roundup of the wine stories that I find of interest on the web. I post them to my magazine on on Flipboard, but for those of you who aren’t Flipboard inclined, here’s everything I’ve strained out of the wine-related muck for the week.

Why U.S. Buyers Can’t Get Wine from British Columbia
Same reason U.S. wines don’t go to Canada?

News Flash: Heitz Will Split Itself to Return to Its (Vineyard) Roots
Interesting business details.

By-The-Glass Wine Lists Are Really Bad. Here’s Why Restaurants Should Make Them Better.
David Lynch knows of what he speaks.

Millennial vs. Gen X Wine Tastes
GuildSomm reports.

Santorini vineyards hit by unprecedented rainfall
Twice as much rain in 3 months as in the whole year.

Pushing Ahead as a Wheelchair Sommelier
Inspiring.

How Sonoma’s Vineyards Survived a Siege of Fire, Smoke and Ash
The NYT no less.

Wine News: What I’m Reading the Week of 6/30/19


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Welcome to my weekly roundup of the wine stories that I find of interest on the web. I post them to my magazine on on Flipboard, but for those of you who aren’t Flipboard inclined, here’s everything I’ve strained out of the wine-related muck for the week.

The Complete Guide to Egg Fermentation
Well, at least the Egg 101.

How Champagne Producers are Preserving Acidity as the Climate Changes
Tina Caputo goes on an acid trip.

Châteauneuf-du-Pape red wines to contain more white grapes
Interesting news.

Seven new grapes approved in historic Bordeaux AOC vote
Still interesting news. Getting the point?

These countries drink wine but don’t import it
David Morrison looks at numbers.

Legacy in Flux: The Louis M. Martini Winery Through Time
Kelli White doing her usual scholarship.

It’s a red wine battle royale, Spanish town hosts annual wine fight
Always wanted to do this.

Research: Actually, …

Wine News: What I’m Reading the Week of 6/23/19


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Welcome to my weekly roundup of the wine stories that I find of interest on the web. I post them to my magazine on on Flipboard, but for those of you who aren’t Flipboard inclined, here’s everything I’ve strained out of the wine-related muck for the week.

Master Of Wine Jo Ahearne On Why She Chose Croatia For Her Wine Brand
Not just because it’s gorgeous.

Dom Pérignon: Fact & Fiction
Tom Stevenson profiles the monk

A New Style of Winemaking Could Take Sherry Mainstream
En Rama. Dig it.

How Wine Became Part of the Trade War
Ryan Harr breaks it down.

The fault in our glass: How imperfections can enhance some wines — and even make them memorable
Beauty is not perfection.

Survey Of Wine Consumers Says Sustainability Takes Precedence Over Organic
When it comes to buying decisions.

What is Acidity in Wine?
The good stuff.

Grape Changes …

Wine News: What I’m Reading the Week of 6/16/19


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Welcome to my weekly roundup of the wine stories that I find of interest on the web. I post them to my magazine on on Flipboard, but for those of you who aren’t Flipboard inclined, here’s everything I’ve strained out of the wine-related muck for the week.

Wine Consumption Probably Won’t Return to “Normal”
No one should ever expect a return to normal. For anything.

Turning the Tables on Michelle Williams
The blogger profiled.

The battle over fungicides
Options are limited.

Regenerative agriculture in Bordeaux
Gasp! Is that a tree in the middle of the vineyard!?

That awkward phase
Too soon after infancy.

Is Oak Over?
Jamie Goode puts a peg in that barrel.

Alice Feiring On Satire And Misogyny In The Wine Industry
Or… just assh*les with a typewriter.

Three things to know about wine writing
1.No money. 2.No money. 3. No money.

It’s Time to …

Wine News: What I’m Reading the Week of 6/9/18


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Welcome to my weekly roundup of the wine stories that I find of interest on the web. I post them to my magazine on on Flipboard, but for those of you who aren’t Flipboard inclined, here’s everything I’ve strained out of the wine-related muck for the week.

A French Wine With a 900-Year-Old Vintage
Wait, millenniums is the plural?!?

We Drink Basically The Same Wine As Ancient Romans — And That’s Not So Great
NPR’s take on the story.

A Medieval Grape Is Still Used to Make Wine
And the Atlantic’s.

Uncovering the Magic of Old Vines
Older vines are the shizzle.

After Losing $1 Billion, a Russian Exile Rebounds With Bond’s Favorite Bubbly
And a helluva shop.

The Inexorable Rise of Wine Prices
Creeping on up.

The Prince of Liechtenstein’s Vineyard and Wine Cellar
I’d go see that.

Wine Industry Anxiously Awaits Supreme Court Decision
Something I care …

Wine News: What I’m Reading the Week of 6/2/19


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Welcome to my weekly roundup of the wine stories that I find of interest on the web. I post them to my magazine on on Flipboard, but for those of you who aren’t Flipboard inclined, here’s everything I’ve strained out of the wine-related muck for the week.

Outstanding in Her Field
Lady vineyard managers rule.

Why Californian wine will soon cost more in Beijing
Because… Trump.

It’s time to re-think single origin wines
Robert Joseph is good at radical thinking.

The Beginning of the End of the Old World Appellation System?
Mike Veseth has an interesting point of view.

Gator busts through kitchen window, breaks bottles of wine
They’re big, mean, and coming for your wine.

Japan’s Sake Makers Look to Wine to Define Craft Brews by Region
But it doesnt make much sense with sake.

Thanks to Drones, French Wine Tastes Better
Yes but can you taste the …

Wine News: What I’m Reading the Week of 5/26/19


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Welcome to my weekly roundup of the wine stories that I find of interest on the web. I post them to my magazine on on Flipboard, but for those of you who aren’t Flipboard inclined, here’s everything I’ve strained out of the wine-related muck for the week.

The Pay It Forward Philosophy of Laura Maniec Fiorvanti
The most gracious lady.

New Innovations in White Wine Production
Many of which are very old techniques.

Wine’s Salon des Refusés
Bucking the system.

Napa grape growers say the late rain should not be a major problem
Not too much flowering yet.

What’s Next for Long Island Wine?
If the towns don’t ruin it.

Over 100,000 GBP worth of Burgundy wine stolen from winery
This will continue as prices rise.

Small is Beautiful? Scratching the Surface of Pennsylvania Wine
Mike Veseth pens an overview. See what I did there?

What is Piquette? Meet …

On The Retirement Of Robert Parker


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Robert M. Parker, Jr. – arguably the world’s most famous, but unarguably its most influential, wine critic – is hangin’ up the spurs.

Last week, The Wine Advocate announced that Parker, who had steadily been down-shifting his wine review duties over the better course of a decade, is retiring from the publication.

What’s poised to change in the wine world? Probably next to nothing; the days when the words of a lone critic such as Parker directed huge swings of the wine-buying needle for industry buyers and consumers alike are increasingly far behind us, a type of influence that has been on the wane for, well, the better course of the same decade in which Parker down-shifted his wine-reviewing beat.

Wine Advocate’s Lisa Perrotti-Brown once tried (unsuccessfully, IMHO – hey, I simple know too many winemakers at this point, so I know better) to downplay the effect of “Parkerization” …

Wine News: What I’m Reading the Week of 5/19/19


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Welcome to my weekly roundup of the wine stories that I find of interest on the web. I post them to my magazine on on Flipboard, but for those of you who aren’t Flipboard inclined, here’s everything I’ve strained out of the wine-related muck for the week.

Agustin Huneeus Jr. to plead guilty Tuesday to college admission scandal charges
The question is: will he do time?

Inside Wine: Keep it Clean
Laura Ness looks for neat freaks.

Rain and windy weather causing problems for North Coast wine grape growers
2019 is going to be a smaller crop.

Understanding Biodynamic Wine: The Monty Waldin Interview
Christoper Barnes asks the questions.

Turning the Tables on Austin Beeman
Another industry insider profiled.

Spanish police arrest four in connection with major wine fraud
2 million fake bottles.

Natural wine at home in Japan
Simon Woolf reports.

Phylloxera Outbreak Puts Aussies on Edge
Tragic …

Wine News: What I’m Reading the Week of 5/12/19


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Welcome to my weekly roundup of the wine stories that I find of interest on the web. I post them to my magazine on on Flipboard, but for those of you who aren’t Flipboard inclined, here’s everything I’ve strained out of the wine-related muck for the week.

France’s Orphan Wine Region Grows Up
The oldest orphan there is.

Matt Stamp: We’re In a New Era of Napa Cabernet
The pendulum keeps swinging.

How Women’s Sexuality Is Used to Sell Wine
The ladies of wine reflect.

The State of Discrimination in Wine
Tom Wark continues the good fight.

North Coast winemakers shifting to machines to harvest grapes as labor woes mount
Not a surprise.

Nailing the Myth of Minerality
Except it’s not a myth. It’s a metaphor.

Dry Red Wines’ ‘Big Tannins’ Are Literally Bigger, Study Says
Check out the size of those tannins!

Applegate Valley AVA, Oregon In Depth

Wine News: What I’m Reading the Week of 5/5/19


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Welcome to my weekly roundup of the wine stories that I find of interest on the web. I post them to my magazine on on Flipboard, but for those of you who aren’t Flipboard inclined, here’s everything I’ve strained out of the wine-related muck for the week.

Meet the New Wine Evangelists
Evangelistas, as the case may be.

There’s a Congressional Wine Caucus. And it does a lot more than drink
Every member of congress represents wine. Because they rep consumers.

Wine Drinking Should Be Pointless: Why It’s Time to Stop Scoring Wine
Says a Master Sommelier.

A Wine Lover’s Guide to Monterey County
Matt Kettman’s tips.

Full Transparency
Patrick Comiskey on the New Grenache

The Science of Enzymes in Winemaking
A primer.

Tim Atkin MW: The dangers of karaoke journalism
Tim Atkin sounds defensive.

Frost – the new normal?
Jancis delivers the weather.

The Science Behind Your Cheap …

Wine News: What I’m Reading the Week of 4/28/19


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Welcome to my weekly roundup of the wine stories that I find of interest on the web. I post them to my magazine on on Flipboard, but for those of you who aren’t Flipboard inclined, here’s everything I’ve strained out of the wine-related muck for the week.

Wine Kills Germs That Cause Sore Throats and Dental Plaque, Says Awesome Study
Yet another wine study.

Tasting Wine From California’s Oldest Vineyards
Join the society.

The Challenges Producers Face at 9,600 Feet
Wine and whiskey at altitude.

How Does Your Love of Wine Contribute to Climate Change?
Down with heavy bottles!

Amazon Ramps up Wine Sales
Just like the time before, and the time before that.

New Mexico’s Deep Winemaking History
Get me some Gruet.

Maxence Dulou on Making Wine for Ao Yun
The man behind the dragon.

You Could Help Recover Vintage Wine From a Sunken Ship Off the Cornwall …

Wine News: What I’m Reading the Week of 4/21/19


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Welcome to my weekly roundup of the wine stories that I find of interest on the web. I post them to my magazine on on Flipboard, but for those of you who aren’t Flipboard inclined, here’s everything I’ve strained out of the wine-related muck for the week.

How A Digital Negociant Helped Change The U.S. Wine World
The game changer that was Cameron Hughes.

Rancho Sisquoc’s End-of-the-World Wine
Deep in Santa Maria Valley.

Pink Opens Up About Becoming a Winemaker: ‘It’s My Heart Project’
Let’s see how long it takes for Ellen to join the fun.

Bordeaux and Burgundy Head for Dinosaur Status
Affordability (lack thereof) is the asteroid?

Two Wine Pros Weigh In On The State Of Wine Marketing And Sales
People who know of what they speak.

Ever had a wine tour from a geologist?
Prepare to get dirty.

When it comes to wine, weird is …

Wine News: What I’m Reading the Week of 4/14/19


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Welcome to my weekly roundup of the wine stories that I find of interest on the web. I post them to my magazine on on Flipboard, but for those of you who aren’t Flipboard inclined, here’s everything I’ve strained out of the wine-related muck for the week.

Astonishing aerial photos show anti-frost candles to protect French and German vineyards
Beauty even in adversity.

Here’s How Brexit is Affecting Wine Drinkers
After the hoarding, prepare for the smuggling.

How a Tiny Italian Resort Is Reviving Venetian Viticulture
Fortune will write about wine if it’s hard to get.

Wine world needs more urgency on climate change, says Torres
Not just the wine world.

Why New Jersey Doesn’t Let You Buy the Wine You Want
We need about 1000 more stories like this.

To Find the Best of Languedoc, Follow the Producer
Eric Asimov and panel taste the Languedoc.

Why American Winemakers …

Wine News: What I’m Reading the Week of 3/31/19


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Welcome to my weekly roundup of the wine stories that I find of interest on the web. I post them to my magazine on on Flipboard, but for those of you who aren’t Flipboard inclined, here’s everything I’ve strained out of the wine-related muck for the week.

Looking at Steiner in the Rearview Mirror
Perspective on Steiner and the history of knowledge.

Facing fraud charges, Agustin Huneeus gives up control of his Napa Valley wine empire to his 85-year-old father
Either that, or lose it all.

In South Africa, vineyards are the battle ground in a tense racial dispute
It’s complicated.

Michael Lynne, Film Executive and Owner of Long Island’s Bedell Cellars, Dies at 77
He built a legacy of quality.

Meeting the Man Behind Lafite
One of them. A talk with the Technical Director

A High Resolution Look into Winemaking and Wine Growing
Fun images.

Prosecco’s 21st Century …

Wine News: What I’m Reading the Week of 3/24/19


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Welcome to my weekly roundup of the wine stories that I find of interest on the web. I post them to my magazine on on Flipboard, but for those of you who aren’t Flipboard inclined, here’s everything I’ve strained out of the wine-related muck for the week.

Chronicling the Renaissance of Italy’s Alto Piemonte Region
The right time for a comeback.

Ingenious ways to reuse bottles instead of recycling them
The wine world needs more of this.

Personal Observations on Drinking Less Expensive Wine
Tim James goes a’slummin’.

Getting to Know Piquette, a Wine-Adjacent Spritzer
Sounds tasty. I’d like to try some.

Clairette – a rising star?
In South Africa, no less.

Napa’s Rise of the Machines
And most will welcome their new robotic overlords.

St Emilion to Enforce Organic Practices
This would be a seriously important move.

Napa and Sonoma bottles rise to the top of American wine …

Wine News: What I’m Reading the Week of 3/17/19


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Welcome to my weekly roundup of the wine stories that I find of interest on the web. I post them to my magazine on on Flipboard, but for those of you who aren’t Flipboard inclined, here’s everything I’ve strained out of the wine-related muck for the week.

Sommeliers Map the Wine World
Interview with Jordan and Raj.

This Winemaker Blew Off Retirement to Create 3 Secret California Wine Projects. Get a First Look Here.
Sarah Schneider looks at the end of the road for Donald Patz

2016 – Year of the Vino Nobile
Tough vintage means lots of declassification.

To Save Wine in the Future, Scientists Are Simulating Climate Change Now
Good idea.

China expert Jim Boyce looks at some Chinese wines available in the wider world.
Jim knows of what he writes.

Grapes don’t come much prettier than Japan’s pink native, but the wines have been underwhelming – …

Wine News: What I’m Reading the Week of 3/10/19


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Welcome to my weekly roundup of the wine stories that I find of interest on the web. I post them to my magazine on on Flipboard, but for those of you who aren’t Flipboard inclined, here’s everything I’ve strained out of the wine-related muck for the week.

Al Gore tells wine industry to act on ‘global emergency’ of climate change
I don’t think they need to be told twice.

Are native grape varieties the key to Japan’s burgeoning wine industry?
I’m not sold on Muscat Bailey A, Melinda Joe.

The Man Who Invented Napa Cab
Blake Gray profiles John Shafer.

How Having Just 2 Alcoholic Drinks Affects Your Sleep, According To Science
Easy to fall asleep, hard to stay asleep.

This Mexican winery is rescuing heritage grapevines and revolutionizing ‘naked’ wines on the border
They are definitely on trend for America.

Leaving It All Behind for the Love of …

Wine News: What I’m Reading the Week of 3/3/19


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Welcome to my weekly roundup of the wine stories that I find of interest on the web. I post them to my magazine on on Flipboard, but for those of you who aren’t Flipboard inclined, here’s everything I’ve strained out of the wine-related muck for the week.

Sonoma County Flooding: How Floods Impact Vineyards During Winter
A nice bit from Jordan with photos.

Let’s Talk About Sekt, Baby
Anne Krebiehl wins on headlines alone. 

Erbaluce, where have you been all my life?
Alfonso writes a love letter.

The Next Wave of Sustainability in Wine
Good discussions.

SJP + NZSB = $$$$$
Another celebrity wine.

How to launch a $3,000 bottle?
Commence eyerolls.

Does the world need Wine Paris?
Who knows. But does Paris need it?

Should the wine industry use gene technology?
Steve Smith on the subject.

Inside the Greek wine industry
A nice primer.

Why You Don’t …