Daily Wine News: Thankful!

Posted by | Posted in Wine News | Posted on 11-22-2012

Thomas Fogarty Winery Rapley Trail Estate Vineyard.

Happy Thanksgiving! Thanks for making Terroirist.com a part of your life!

“At this holiday season, the kind of wines I am most thankful for are those made by dedicated, small producers in relatively tiny quantities based on particular, distinctive vineyard sites.”  From Richard Jennings, a great profile of Thomas Fogarty Winery.

“Is it possible to spend less but still enhance the pleasure derived from wine?” In Wine Review Online, Michael Franz offers six ways to do just that.

On Forbes.com, Betts Richard catches up with his close friend, Jeremy Seysses of Domaine Dujac.

New Zealand’s wine grape harvest is down 18 percent this year – and the industry seems happy about it!

The Drinks Business reports that auction prices on Bordeaux First Growths from 2005 have hit a five-year low.

From Scientific American, some fantastic news: “Many pregnant women indulge in an occasional — or even regular — glass of wine and then worry that it might put their baby at a mental disadvantage. A new study of more than 1,600 Danish five-year-old children shows that these nonteetotaler moms can breathe a sigh of relief.”

From Raj Parr, some wine-pairing suggestions for those Thanksgiving leftovers. Meanwhile, in the spirit of leftovers, Mike Veseth republishes a 2009 column about Beaujolais Nouveau and Black Friday.

“To me, he seemed as though he could pass for the father of the Most Interesting Man In The World.” While in Bordeaux, Joe Roberts meets André Lurton of Chateau Bonnet.

Over on BottleNotes, “Allegra Antinori Shares Her Entertaining Secrets.”

WineSpectator.com provides a wrap-up of recent celebrity wine news.

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