Daily Wine News: PA Gets Closer

Posted by | Posted in Wine News | Posted on 03-22-2013

Huge news out of Pennsylvania! A proposal to phase out the state’s 600 state-operated liquor stores has passed the House and is on its way to the Senate. 

Just in time for Passover, S. Irene Virbila writes a wonderful profile of Jeff Morgan, who makes some incredible kosher wines in Napa. As regular readers may know, we interviewed Jeff last February. 

Eric Asimov comments on the Wine Advocate/Antonio Galloni lawsuit. 

According to the International Organization of Vine and Wine, global wine production dropped 6 percent in 2012 to the lowest level in at least 37 years. 

According to Mike Veseth, craft beers are starting to infringe on wine’s turf. 

Steve Heimoff writes a thoughtful post praising Heidi Barrett, Ehren Jordan, and Bill Harlan, three “highly successful people who haven’t let it go to their heads.” 

Drew Bledsoe is urging Massachusetts lawmakers to legalize direct-to-consumer wine shipping. 

Joe Roberts offers his thoughts on the 2013 Argentina Wine Awards. 

Decanter.com reports that Clos Fourtet has purchased three more Saint Emilion estates.

Gangnam Style is so 2012. That’s why Jordan Wines in South Africa is doing the Harlem Shake.

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