Daily Wine News: Sherry En Rama

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Tio Pepe En Rama 2015 being taken from the task. (Source: Tio Pepe)

Tio Pepe En Rama 2015 being taken from the task. (Source: Tio Pepe)

In Wine & Spirits Magazine, Patricio Tapia explores Jerez Sherry en rama. “Today, bottling Sherry en rama—with minimal filtration—is a trend. Here in Jerez, however, it’s often just how it comes…the wine, poured into thick glasses, is somewhat cloudy, and darker than a Fino you might find in a wine store, but feels fresh and delicious, with an intensely fruity flavor.”

In the Telegraph, Henry Samuel reports that a Bordeaux village inside Sauternes appellation is grappling with cancer rates five times the national average, with a possible link to vineyard spraying.

The Drinks Business with some ridiculous news: “Burger King has released its own red wine brand, Whopper Wine, to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the opening of Burger King’s first branch in Spain.”

“Virginia’s Cabs and Chardonnays aren’t household names—but they should be,” says Ted Loos in Travel + Leisure.

Andrew Jefford looks back at the harvest at Raventos i Blanc, and meeting ‘Cava rebel’ Pepe Raventos in Decanter.

Jancis Robinson questions whether Shiraz or Syrah is better.

In Grape Collective, Dorothy Gaiter visits Burntshirt Vineyards in North Carolina, whose Grüner Veltliner wine has won several awards.

In Punch, “Five Fall-Ready White Wines Under $25.”

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