Daily Wine News: “The New Casual”

Posted by | Posted in Wine News | Posted on 04-27-2017

(Flickr: Daniel Gasienica)

(Flickr: Daniel Gasienica)

Jon Bonné reflects on what great wine service looks like today in Punch. “The New Casual remains a tough aesthetic to define, especially when we don’t necessarily know how we want wine served to us anymore. The old rules no longer feel comfortable, but we don’t necessarily know what the new ones are.”

Antonio Galloni offers his thoughts on 2016 Bordeaux in Vinous. “For the 2016s to be successful in the market, however, owners will have to be sensible with prices. That’s why for Bordeaux It’s Now or Never, Baby.”

In the World of Fine Wine, Ella Lister also writes about the 2016 Bordeaux vintage. “The wines have the power, concentration, and tannic strength of the 2010s, but with lower alcohol, and some of the charm of the 2009s thrown in.”

Wine Spectator’s Robert Camuto talks to Chinese wine success story Robert Yang, whose company 1919 has grown from one wine shop to a network of 1,000.

In Wine Enthusiast, Joe Czerwinski on the trend of single-site expressions.

In Wine-Searcher, W. Blake Gray tries a $1,000 wine, “Rarity,” and finds it lives up to the hype.

Aaron Menenberg profiles Stu Smith of Smith-Madrone.

In Food & Wine, Bianca Bosker takes on the authenticity of terroir, and asks “is terroir real?

WineFolly gives an overview of Mexican wine country.

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