Daily Wine News: Wine Forecast

Posted by | Posted in Wine News | Posted on 03-14-2017

13-wine-forecast.w710.h473.2xIf you live anywhere in the Northeast, I hope you’ve prepared for the blizzard with enough bottles of wine. ABC Philadelphia meteorologist, Chris Somers photoshopped a “wine forecast” map in advance of winter storm Stella.

In the San Francisco Chronicle, Esther Mobley explores her love affair with older wines. “The joy of aged wine can’t be merely chemical, because I know that it rewards knowledge. This joy began to reveal itself to me only once I began to speak wine’s language of aroma, flavor and structure. In a cruel paradox, the more old wine disappoints me — and boy, does it love to disappoint — the more I’m drawn to it.”

“Is Champagne’s prestige reputation under threat from within?” asks Caroline Henry, who looks at how low Champagne prices are damaging the region’s reputation in Wine-Searcher.

Andrew Jefford looks at the success of the Picpoul de Pinet appellation in Decanter.

In Wine Enthusiast, Michael Schachner on Chile’s pioneering winemakers who are taking big steps with small production wines.

Wine Folly’s Madeline Puckette makes the case for drinking wine on St. Patrick’s Day.

BBC’s Will Smale profiles Rowan Gormley of Naked Wines and UK wine retailer Majestic Wine.

In Food & Wine, Ray Isle recommends rosé for Easter.

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