Wine Spectator gets to the bottom of CrushPad’s possible insolvency.
In the San Francisco Chronicle, Jon Bonné writes about the “new era” of winemaking in the Wachau region of Austria.
“A bottle of wine bearing the Kermit Lynch name is practically a quality guarantee.” In the Wall Street Journal, Lettie Teague writes an excellent profile of Kermit Lynch.
Elsewhere, Teague profiles Pepe Raventós, a Cava producer who is aiming to make “the best high-mineral-content sparkling wine in the world.”
“What has made Tuscany such an exciting region in terms of the wines produced is that the winemakers there have had to rediscover everything.” In the Wall Street Journal Europe, Will Lyons writes about the wines of Chianti.
Newstalk ZB reports on new research from Auckland University which challenges “the traditional view that hand picking of grapes is needed to produce the best wine.”
Alder Yarrow tastes dozens of Hungarian wines.
“Canned beer is making a comeback.” Esquire’s Sylvie Krekowa has the data.
From Edward Deitch of Vint-ed.com, “ten of this summer’s best rosés.”