Daily Wine News: Top Wine Stories

Posted by | Posted in Wine News | Posted on 12-29-2010

The tower at Chateau Latour. Uploaded to flickr by BillBl.

Wine Enthusiast editor and publisher Adam Strum selects the top 10 wine stories of 2010. In response, Steve Heimoff asks his readers (over Facebook) to chime in with the the biggest California wine stories of the year.

Eric Renaud, the senior sommelier at Bern’s Steakhouse in Tampa, recently discovered a double magnum of 1947 Chateau Latour. The restaurant plans on putting it on the winelist for $30,000. Anyone looking for a dinner guest?

Next year, the Oklahoma legislature is expected to consider whether grocery stores should be allowed to sell wine and full-strength beer. Let’s hope they consider it — and let’s hope consumers win.

Americans consumed more wine than ever before in 2010 — and this was driven mostly by the nation’s largest wine brands.

Comments (1)

  1. If this is possible: http://www.businessinsider.com/jay-zs-astronomical-hamptons-dinner-2009-11 than ’47 Latour for $30 000 is a good buy for Abu Dhabi oligarchs;)