Daily Wine News: Collecting Conundrums

Posted by | Posted in Wine News | Posted on 01-10-2017

(Flickr: market208)

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After over 30 years of collecting Italian wine, Alfonso Cevola pens “a very personal, and specific, guide for the 30-year-old collector on a budget.”

In Wine Spectator, Robert Camuto also reflects on years of collecting wine, and fears that he can’t drink enough wine to keep his cellar current. “…in general, as I’ve gathered more wines, I haven’t dealt with one obvious fact: Most of the wines in my cellar weren’t meant to last decades.”

A weekend storm dumped more than a foot of water on parts of Northern California, causing flooded fields and vineyards. Sonoma County was among the hardest hit areas, with up to 12 inches of rain since Friday.

According to Wine-Searcher, Cameron Hughes Winery was sold this week by a bankruptcy court receiver to the highest bidder: Vintage Wine Estates.

In Decanter, Andrew Jefford meets the duo behind Caves de Pyrene, the British wine importer more closely associated with natural wine than any other.

WineFolly interviews five people in the wine trade about their journey and what it takes to get there.

The Drinks Business features Spain’s top women winemakers.

Starbucks will no longer serve wine and tapas, and is nixing its “Evenings” program, reports Eater.

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