“A lot of wines need food. And friends. Wine needs to have a context in a social gathering to fulfill its historical place in this world.” In Esquire, Paul Schrodtat chats with Mike D of the Beastie Boys about his passion for wine.
“Many experts say that if the global temperature continues rising at its current rate, the U.K. may become a premier wine-producing region, equal to or excelling some regions in France.” In The Atlantic, Euny Hong explains why “English wine-growers have reason to be jubilant” about climate change.
Alder Yarrow is “quite proud that both Robert M. Parker, Jr. and Cesar Chavez” are going to be inducted to the Vintners Hall of Fame.
On WineSpectator.com, Jennifer Fielder chats with Joshua Foer – author of Moonwalking with Einstein: The Art and Science of Remembering Everything – to get his advice on remembering wine.
In Palate Press, Meg Houston Maker details the “Best White Wines for Fall.”
The Associated Press reports: “This year’s wine grape crop from upstate New York is high in quality with a bit less quantity.”
From Wines & Vines, details on the annual survey of wine industry executives presented at the Wine Industry Financial Symposium.
Some awesome news: The United States leads the world with the lowest average “minutes of work required to purchase a beer.”