Daily Wine News: The Legacy of Wine X

Posted by | Posted in Wine News | Posted on 07-12-2017

An old cover of Wine X Magazine.

An old cover of Wine X magazine.

During its decade-long run in the ’90s, Wine X offered a subversive—if sometimes misguided—take on wine. In Punch, Zachary Sussman on the legacy of the magazine that tried to cultivate wine’s counterculture before there even was one.

First, it was wine for cats. Now, wine for dogs has arrived.

US consumers can’t get enough of organic produce, says Jeff Siegel in Meininger’s. So why is there a lack of enthusiasm when it comes to organic wine?

Are natural winemakers in denial about mousiness? Simon Woolf continues the discussion.

In Decanter, Ellie Douglas reports on new data that shows English winery revenues are rising fast due to increased consumer demand.

Dwight Furrow explores the wines of Oregon’s Rogue Valley AVA on his blog. “A good  comparison might be Sonoma 30 years ago. Small wineries in a rural, general agricultural community experimenting with many varietals…and plenty of Bay Area transplant alt-types to spread cultural capital.”

Lana Bortolot recommends exploring less-traveled wine regions in Wine Enthusiast.

On the blog for Coastal Vineyard Care Associates, Heather Daenitz profiles founder Jeff Newton.

In Forbes, Brian Freedman on how Beaujolais Cru is remaking the reputation of the entire Beaujolais wine region.

Marissa A. Ross wants you to “give Riesling another chance” in Bon Appétit.

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