Daily Wine News: Outstanding Wine

Posted by | Posted in Wine News | Posted on 05-06-2014

blackberry farmAt this year’s James Beard Awards, The Barn at Blackberry Farm took home the prize for outstanding wine program.

In Harper’s, Anne Krebiehl chats with Jon Bonné, who was recently in London to lead a New California tasting.

“Burgundy was always going to be too small a canvas for a burly chap who, on his own website, describes himself as “half a woodsman, half an old sea dog.” In her latest column, Jancis Robinson profiles Pascal Marchand, “one of the most envied men in Burgundy.”

In his latest installment of wine school, Eric Asimov helps his readers explore Sancerre.

“She’s a strong, driven woman, and Werner Walch may not have known what he was in for.” In Wine Review Online, W. Blake Gray profiles Elena Walch, who is “Shaking Things Up in Alto Adige.”

The United Food and Commercial Workers Union has put out “The Worst Alcohol-Related Ad in the History of the World.” Shame on them.

In the latest installment of Punch’s “That Wine Lyfe,” Whitney Adams spends some time with Ceri Smith of Tosca Cafe in San Francisco.

At Pebble Beach Food & Wine, Lily-Elaine Hawk Wakawaka tastes through a 6-vintage vertical of Salon.

In Palate Press, Becky Sue Epstein catches up with Brunello di Montalcino.

Sagrantino is making a comeback! Laurie Daniel has the details.

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