“People who drink alcohol live longer than teetotallers.” It’s science.
Adam Lechmere writes about a recent wine tasting in Napa where attendees explored the stylistic differences between Cabernet Sauvignon grown in mountain appellations and on the valley floor.
According to Bill Ward, “there never has been a better time to be a wine reader.”
The HoseMaster lists his favorite wine books of 2013.
“If a winemaker didn’t make a good wine in 2012, he should just pack up and get out of the business.” On Palate Press, Katie Myers covers Alder Yarrow’s recent presentation of California’s 2012 vintage.
From Wine-Searcher, “10 Things Every Wine Lover Should Know About J.J. Prüm.”
Elsewhere in Wine-Searcher, Rebecca Gibb chats with Sean Thackrey.
Lily-Elaine Hawk Wakawaka is grateful for 2013.
“Looming over a purple basin of murky water, a giant bottle of merlot spit out diluted wine into a pool the size and depth of a minivan.” Vice’s Chris Maggio visits a Japanese wine spa.
Steve Heimoff never takes a wine for granted.