Daily Wine News: Modest Proposals

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From Wikipedia.

With 2013 just around the corner, Robert Whitley offers “a few modest proposals for the wine industry.”

In the Chicago Tribune, Bill St. Johns explains how wine has served as link between the secular and sacred throughout history.

W. Blake Gray catches Natalie MacLean in a lie.

In Niagara Falls, an all-New York wine boutique has opened. In New York Cork Report, Bryan Calandrelli has the details. Could a similar store in Virginia be far behind?

“For a wine to be a slow wine, it doesn’t just transmit taste. It must also transmit values.” In the Washington Post, Jason Wilson writes about the 2013 guide from Slow Wine. Elsewhere in the Post, Wilson offers some slow wine recommendations.

In Palate Press, Mary Cressler explains why it’s all about the barrels in Cognac.

“What we can say for sure about St. Vincent… is that you will be stunningly well advised on what to drink.” Jon Bonné writes a great review of San Francisco gastropub St. Vincent.

In the Sacramento Bee, Mike Dunne profiles the wines of Mumm Napa.

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