Daily Wine News: Slogan Contest

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AWCCThe American Wine Consumer Coalition has launched a contest to “create a great and compelling slogan.” Tom Wark explains why it’s so important.

In the Santa Rosa Press Democrat, Dan Berger explains why the AWCC is so important. Meanwhile, on the blog for First Vine, Tom Natan writes a fantastic piece about America’s history with alcohol — and urges consumers to join the AWCC.

In Jancis Robinson’s Purple Pages, Nick Lander writes about a memorable lunch with Ferran Adria from elBulli and New York restauranteur Danny Meyer.

“With so many grapes, such a range of terrain and a mix of old vines and new, it’s not surprising that there is a lot of variety in the wines.” In the San Jose Mercury News, Laurie Daniel profiles the Roussillon — and explains why the region’s wines are “easy on pocketbook and palate.”

“Lettie’s inevitable conclusion disappointed me.” Alice Feiring responds to Lettie Teague’s recent column about natural wine

“It was like a secret part of my life has been revealed, yet the movie wasn’t about me.” In the Columbus Dispatch, Robin Davis watches Somm with local master sommelier Matt Citriglia.

“These wine-soaked Che Guevaras declare that the influence of the 100-point-scale… is at long last on the wane. Or soon will be. Maybe. Some day.” In the Philadelphia Inquirer, JAson Wilson writes about the Slow Food movement and its effort to introduce consumers to wine without using scores.

On JamesSuckling.com, Kyle Meyer explains what Australia needs to do to sell wine.

The Daily Meal offers “5 Facts You Didn’t Know About America’s Wine Regions.”

The Austin Chronicle profiles “Ten of Austin’s Top Sommeliers.”

John Mariani samples “recent vintages of five of the very first wines to acquire the Super Tuscan name.”

“Surely you jest, monsieur.” Wine cola hit shelves in France this month.

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