Daily Wine News: State of the Industry

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(Flickr: JonathanCohen)

(Flickr: JonathanCohen)

In Forbes, Cathy Huyghe shares an overview of the Silicon Valley Bank’s State of the Wine Industry report, which was just released yesterday.

W. Blake Gray also reports on the report in Wine-Searcher. One of the key points was that “restaurant wine sales in the United States are down and enormous wineries are starting to dominate wine lists.”

In the Sacramento Bee, Mike Dunne talks to Jancis Robinson about her recent donation of her archive to UC Davis.

“The Obama administration on Wednesday launched a trade challenge against Canada’s treatment of U.S. wines, arguing the rules in place undermine fair competition,” reports the Wall Street Journal.

Aaron Menenberg gets a taste of 2012 Brunellos and offers his thoughts on the vintage. “It is admittedly hard to discern a lot of difference in nuanced flavors among just-released Brunello, but one can find a great deal of distinction in their youth by paying close attention to their respective structure and balance.”

David Hawkins talks to Wine & Spirits Magazine about Barossa Shiraz, which he developed an extensive collection of while working on a trading desk at J.P. Morgan.

Dwight Furrow finds that “artisan winemaking is alive and well in New Mexico.”

In WineFolly, “8 Wine Trends to Watch For in 2017.”

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