Daily Wine News: Jerez Terroir

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Three level of Sherry solera in Jerez. (Wikimedia)

Three level of Sherry solera in Jerez. (Wikimedia)

In Decanter, Andrew Jefford ponders the future of Jerez, table wines, and terroir. “Osborne has pulled out of sherry production; Domecq has been dismembered; Sandeman, Croft, Harveys, Garvey and Terry have gone, even though their names linger on, ghost-like, on labels.”

Five years later and on the 10-year anniversary of the first episode of Wine Library TV, Gary Vaynerchuk is back with a tasting of super premium wines from California. He tells VinePair why he just released a new episode and where it’s all headed.

The pre-arrival model of buying wine has been entrenched stateside for decades, but in the wake of Premier Cru’s implosion, the question emerges: Is it still worth it? In Punch, Zachary Sussman on how the system has evolved, from the birth of en primeur Bordeaux in the U.S. to today.

According to Ray Isle, the US Post Office just issued a Pinot Noir stamp.

In Vinous, R.H. Drexel visits The Station, Jenna Congdon’s filling station turned wine bar.

Will Lyons chats with Rex Pickett about Sideways the play, which is coming to London in May.

Madeline Muzzi shares a few wintery white wine recommendations in Eater.

In Bloomberg, Elin McCoy on the white wines from southern Italy that are leading a revolution

In Grape Collective, Christy Canterbury MW on how prosecco is now being recognized for quality with wines from the steep hills on Conegliano and Valdobbiadene.

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