Daily Wine News: Mediterranean Diet

Posted by | Posted in Wine News | Posted on 02-26-2013

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“I seldom run across a bad bottle of Châteauneuf-du-Pape, but if I’m forced to pick favorites I especially like Château de Beaucastel… and Château Rayas.” Jay McInerney writes about the wines of Châteauneuf-du-Pape. Fortunately, some of his recommendations are affordable. 

Serious Eats asks 19 rock star winemakers how they got their start. 

A new study in the New England Journal of Medicine finds that a “Mediterranean Diet” — which includes wine, of course — benefits your heart. (H/T: Dr. Vino.) 

“It has been there before you and will still be there after you.” In Wine-Searcher, Sophie Kevany chats with Christophe Salin, the director and chairman of Domaines Barons de Rothschild. 

John Mariani praises the Bordelais for “selling and shipping wines that show their terroir well and are priced to move.” 

Burgundy and Champagne would like to be recognized as UNESCO World Heritage sites, but haven’t yet succeed. Andrew Jefford comments in his latest column. 

On Saturday, Premiere Napa Valley raised $3.04 million for the Napa Valley Vintners, a nonprofit trade association made up of 450 member wineries. 

In the Star-Ledger, John Foy reviews the beautiful wines of Il Poggione.

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