On Winemakers Recommend, Jean Hoefliger from Alpha Omega comments on Robert Parker, points, and critics.
In Details, Tyler Colman highlights “12 labels that push the federal limits of obscenity and indecency.”
“My wine-bar experiences had been, by and large, quite pleasant — from the wait staff to the wine to the meatballs. Perhaps the rest of the country is actually onto something.” In the Wall Street Journal, Lettie Teague “Sidles Up to the Wine-Bar Boom.”
Elsewhere in the Journal, Brooke Anderson visits Château Ksara, Lebanon’s oldest and largest winery.
In the New York Times, Eric Asimov tastes through 20 bottles of Bierzo — and the tasting inspires him to think about balance.
In the Financial Times, Jancis Robinson writes about China’s burgeoning wine industry.
In the San Francisco Chronicle, Jon Bonné lists “20 great wines for fall, all $20 or less.”
“These practices are so successful and ingenious that Cornell University studied them for two years and replicated the Shinn Vineyard practices.” In Palate Press, Diana Combs profiles Barbara Shinn, “The Accidental Leader of the Fork’s Organic Pack.”
In Wine-Searcher, “10 Things Every Wine Lover Should Know About Talbot.”