On Eater.com, Talia Baiocchi writes a wonderful profile of Cathy Corison, “a female Clark Kent of California Cabernet.”
In National Journal, Ben Terris explains why HR 1161 would hurt craft beer producers.
For other HR 1161 news, check out Tom Wark’s latest post, where he explains how the wholesaling lobby is hoodwinking lawmakers.
Fred Swan was quite impressed with the wines at the Rhone Rangers Grand Tasting in San Francisco. He was especially struck by the authenticity of the Viognier. His best line? “I didn’t find a single Viognier yesterday that reminded me of Anna Nicole Smith.”
Ever heard of the wine growler? If not, you haven’t spent enough time in Greenville, South Carolina.