Daily Wine News: Screw Cap Coravin

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(Flickr: Brett Jordan)

(Flickr: Brett Jordan)

Wine Enthusiast’s Leslie Gevirtz reports on the work Coravin is doing to make a screw cap friendly opener. The solution? Another screw cap, which is topped with a surgical-grade silicon seal.

In Munchies, Rachel Signer profiles Krista Scruggs, who is currently working for Deirdre Heekin at La Garagista in Vermont, as well as working on her own natural wine, under the label Rabble Rouser Wines.

In SevenFifty Daily, Lauren Mowery examines no-dosage Champagnes.

Elsewhere in SevenFifty Daily, Maggie Hoffmann explores the rise of wine consulting in the gig economy.

Almost Famous has everything to do with the charms and cautions of today’s wine world.” In Punch, Jon Bonné finds parallels between the movie and today’s wine culture. “To write effectively about either wine or rock, you have to love your subject—to be a fan. But to do it well, you have to step back and be a critic, to not always join the party.”

Lettie Teague looks at how Chambers Street Wines in Manhattan is thriving, both locally and online, in the Wall Street Journal. (subscription req.)

In Beverage Media, Liza B. Zimmerman reports on how restaurants are expanding their by-the-glass options without investing significant money and training.

Nick Hines looks at how climate change is impacting terroir in VinePair.

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