Daily Wine News: Semiotic Square

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Chateau Lafite Rothschild. Flickr, BillBl.

Chateau Lafite Rothschild. Flickr, BillBl.

Alice Feiring praises “The Semiotic Square of (Wine) Lovers.”

“I first started writing about wine because I found so little good wine writing out there. That’s no longer true.” Capital New York chats with Jay McInerney.

Liv-ex’s Fine Wine 100 index has fallen for the 12th consecutive month.

Lauren Mowery reflects on the Central Otago Pinot Fest.

“Six Lodi winemakers have produced and released the Lodi Native Project, a collection of six different Zinfandel wines made from six separate heritage vineyards of Lodi’s Mokelumne River AVA.” Lily-Elaine Hawk Wakawaka has the details.

Reporting from Bordeaux, James Molesworth visits Latour, Mouton-Rothschild and Pontet-Canet.

Aaron Nix-Gomez takes one for the team and tastes through “Wine in Small Servings.”

“Dave Mustaine, the lead singer of thrash metal band Megadeth, has this week released a Californian Cabernet Sauvignon.” Rebecca Gibb reports.

“Shove it, Amaretto Girl: The most seductive spirits offer a time machine to far more fascinating places than some stranger’s shined-up sexual prime, places that smell of ocean and horses and orchards and wood smoke.” In the Washington Post, M. Carrie Allan writes about a peach brandy coming out of George Washington’s reconstructed distillery at Mount Vernon.

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