Daily Wine News: Good News in Brooklyn

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“Abe and Chris now believe the wine gods kept an eye on their babies after all. After tasting through the wines… they found much of the juice alive, in excellent condition.” In the Village Voice, Lauren Mowery shares some (potentially) good news from Brooklyn’s Red Hook Winery.

In other Sandy news, Lettie Teague learns how some New York wine drinkers found solace during the storm.

When Alice Feiring has lunch in Burgundy at the home of Russell Hone and Becky Wasserman, her readers salivate.

“El Dorado Roussanne? Arizona Tempranillo? Georgia Sauvignon Gris? Anything goes.” Some great Thanksgiving advice from Jon Bonné.

Live from the European Wine Bloggers’ Conference in Turkey, W. Blake Gray writes a great post on “the Prestige/Intrigue divide” in the U.S. wine market.

In Bloomberg, Elisa Martinuzzi writes about the efforts of former Citigroup chairman Richard Parsons, who is attempting to “make money in retirement in the wine-rich Tuscan hills.” (Memo to Parsons: Don’t describe your wine as tasting like “dirt… well-oaked.”)

On Forbes.com, Katie Kelly Bell writes about Amazon’s entry into wine sales. Meanwhile, Tyler Colman predicts that “Amazon Wine could have an enormous impact is in the user wine reviews.”

Bill Foley’s empire continues to grow. WineSpectator.com reports that Foley Family Wines “is closing a deal to purchase Lancaster Estate in Alexander Valley.”

Janice Nieder of Stark Insider had a blast at the Kohler Food & Wine Experience.

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