The wine world is still reacting to the news that a jury convicted Rudy Kurniawan of fraud. Kerry Wills reports. Alder Yarrow has put together a helpful list of links. Tyler Colman share some courtroom observations.
“The outlook, from here at least, favors the young and wired.” On Forbes.com, Cathy Huyghe profiles some “Non-Traditional Wine Entrepreneurs Doing Cool Things In 2014.”
In Wine-Searcher, “10 Things Every Wine Lover Should Know About Pontet-Canet.”
“Bottle size matters when it comes to wine, but maybe not as much as you might think.” James Laube tastes a 1995 Chateau St. Jean Cinq Cépages in five iterations: methuselah, jeroboam, magnum, standard and half-bottle.
“Such success for any winery’s second vintage is improbable, but for a Vermont winery it’s nearly inconceivable.” Meg Houston Maker finds real wine in Vermont.
The HoseMaster reflects on 2013.
From Wine Enthusiast, an extremely helpful wine shipping map.
Elsewhere in Wine Enthusiast, Roger Voss profiles “six influential characters [who] are reshaping the Portuguese wine scene into something modern, dynamic and quality focused.”
Alder Yarrow offers an update on “The Essence of Wine” book project.
In Palate Press, Michelle Locke contends it’s “Clearly, it’s “time to rethink New Zealand as a one- or even two-grape wonder.”
In USA Today, Megan Yates explains “how to navigate New York City’s wine bars.”