Daily Wine News: Startlingly Serious

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Rowdy & Dirty, respectively.

“For a guy with a jocular reputation, Wallace sounds startlingly serious about winemaking.” In Palate Press, Evan Dawson writes a wonderful profile of Hardy Wallace and Dirty & Rowdy Family Winery. 

“For the wine lover, walking through its carpet of vines, country lanes and medieval houses, Pomerol represents an enchanting wonderland.” Will Lyons heads “beyond Saint-Émilion.” 

“Can a porn star make a decent red wine?” In Celebrity Vineyards, Nick Wise finds out. Wine-Searcher has an excerpt. 

Also in Wine-Searcher, a look at some of the many tributes flowing in for Henri Krug. Wine Spectator has published a thoughtful obituary.

Joseph & Curtis chat with legendary vintner Dr. Konstantin Frank. 

Jamie Goode chimes in on the decision by Raventos i Blanc to withdraw from Spain’s Cava D.O. 

“For the last 30 years, women have been vibrant cogs in California’s wine country machinery.” In the Press Democrat, Dan Berger explains why “writing about the female impact on the wine cellar is nearly a non-story.” 

Obnoxious sommeliers might have disappeared, but according to the New York Post, the “snooty mixologist” is now “the fastest-rising beast in hospitality.” 

Joe Roberts tastes his way through the 2010 lineup from Domaine de la Romanée-Conti!

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