Daily Wine News: Pioneering Spirit

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Jon Bonne's new book.

Jon Bonne’s new book.

“The pioneering spirit among today’s small producers is as revolutionary as what took place in the 1970s.” In the San Francisco Chronicle, Jon Bonné offers a preview of The New California Wine.

In Newsday, Joe Ryan reports on Sen. Chuck Schumer’s call “to overturn the law barring the post office from shipping beer, wine, and liquor.”

Tyler Colman explains why Schumer’s proposal doesn’t go far enough.

“What do you drink with a 12- or 20- or 30-course meal that can ricochet from fragile to assertive by way of saline and sweet, sour?” Eric Asimov explores this important question in the New York Times.

W. Blake Gray offers the best analysis yet on Morgan Stanley’s report on a global wine shortage.

In the Wall Street Journal, Lettie Teague catches up with Joseph Kline and Curtis Dahl, the men behind Joseph & Curtis Custom Wine Cellars.

In Bloomberg, Elin McCoy praises the latest edition of the World Atlas of Wine.

“Wine investors looking to maximize their returns may wish to buy lesser vintages of first growths instead of the most coveted years.” Rebecca Gibb mines the Wine-Searcher database and makes some fascinating discoveries.

In Wine-Searcher, Bill Nanson offers a “2013 Burgundy Harvest Report.”

Lily-Elaine Hawk Wakawaka chats with Jean-Claude Mas “to check-in on how harvest turned out this year in the Languedoc.”

W. Blake Gray learns how “a scream queen in cheap, made-in-Romania horror films [became] a Pinot Noir vintner in Sonoma County.”

With all the talk about millennials and boomers, Kyle Shlachter turns his blog over to a member of Generation X.

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