Daily Wine News: Reactions & Reports

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(Flickr: piker77)

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In the New York Times, Eric Asimov reacts to Bianca Bosker’s piece in the Opinion pages of the New York Times. “I would never fault people for the wines they choose to drink, or for not making good wine a priority in their lives. But if you do care about drinking good wine, then you ought to take serious issue with these arguments, as I do.”

In Decanter, Andrew Jefford wonders why big spring frosts are back, looking to global warming and climate change research for an answer.

Elsewhere in Decanter, Amanda Barnes reports on Chile’s 2017 harvest. “While the affect of smoke taint is still being measured by vintners around central and southern Chile, the character of the fruit this year is reflective of a warm and sunny vintage.”

In Purple Pages, Edgardo Del Pópolo offers a concise summary of the last 22 vintages in Mendoza.

David Schildknecht looks at the 2014 and 2015 Muscadet vintages and offers his thoughts about them in Vinous.

In Bloomberg, Elin McCoy covers this year’s rosé trends and recommends a handful of serious rosé wines.

In Punch, Zachary Sussman gets a look inside Union Square Café’s cellar, and looks at which wines define wine director Jason Wagner’s list.

Wine Enthusiast rounds up 10 Champagnes under $40.

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