“Champagne is an odd and interesting place… but I truly think there’s a group of people who are making remarkable wine there, who are rescuing their patrimony while incorporating their own ideas and talents.” Sophie Barrett writes a wonderful piece on Champagne, inheritance, and cultural differences between France and the United States.
“[LMVH] is betting on the fact that the world’s wine drinkers will want bubbles wherever they are – even in red wine-obsessed China.” In her latest column, Jancis Robinson ponders ”the fortunes of all LVMH’s non-French wine interests.”
“To me, ‘green’ implies something else. These are wines that mirror spring’s range of flavors.” In the San Francisco Chronicle, Jon Bonné praises “green” wines.
Alder Yarrow tastes through the newest releases at Domaine du Vieux Telegraphe.
On CNN’s Eatocracy, Michael Madrigale names “Five Wines You Should Be Drinking Instead of Pinot Grigio.”
“And the world loves their mangled, beat up grapes, that die and are resurrected into a liquid fit for the gods on Olympus.” Alfonso Cevola writes about the “resurrection of Italian wine.”
“Right now, rosé is one of the wine world’s fastest-growing categories.” In Table Matters, Jason Wilson writes about the “astronomical growth” of rosé.
In the Wall Street Journal, Lettie Teague profiles Hristo Zisovski, the corporate beverage director of the Altamarea Group in New York.
In Huffington Post, Richard Jennings reports back from this year’s Pebble Beach Food & Wine.