Daily Wine News: Spiders & Mold

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Lopez de Heredia - 10-25-13 - 24“Mercedes is convinced that her cellar conditions — the spiders, the mold, the air quality — contribute to the taste of her wines, which spend an unusually long time down here before they are released for sale.” In Grape Collective, “a new online space for wine media,” Kristen Bieler expores Rioja.

In a video interview, Bieler chats with María José López de Heredia.

“One only has to look into Frank’s eyes to see he was born to make wine on Etna.” In Austin, Alfonso Cevola ate pizza and drank wine with Frank Cornelissen.

“Wine lovers don’t want to be spoken to, as they have been in the past, they want to be spoken with. With this in mind, we launched Vinous.” In Underground Eats, Jonathan Cristaldi chats with Antonio Galloni.

In case you missed it, Galloni recently profiled “one of the world’s greatest estates,” Borgo del Tiglio.

“Grans Muralles is becoming our gathering point for all our Catalan grapes.” In The Drinks Business, Gabriel Savage reports on Torres’ “rediscovery” of a forgotten grape variety.

Mike Veseth explores “What’s Ahead for Idaho Wine.”

In Palate Press, Elisabetta Tosi writes about this year’s Digital Wine Communications Conference.

“While they’re great summer wines, I think they have the right balance of flavor, acidity, and intensity to pair beautifully with your Thanksgiving meal.” Tom Natan makes the case for rosé on Thanksgiving.

In Beaujolais, many winemakers are working “to shake off the negative stereotypes that dog the region’s campaign.”

From Vino Lovers, “the type of wine you are according to your Myers-Briggs profile.”

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