Daily Wine News: All About Alcohol

Posted by | Posted in Wine News | Posted on 08-10-2017

(Flickr: JonathanCohen)

(Flickr: JonathanCohen)

In Purple Pages, Richard Hemming explores alcohol’s role in our enjoyment of wine. “There is demonstrable diversity and complexity in wine… This is a large part of what makes wine so compelling. But another part of what attracts us to wine – let’s say generally between 12% and 15% of it, in fact – is alcohol, and it would be naive to deny this.”

In Forbes, Cathy Huyghe talks to Tim Hanni, who has been sober for 25 years, about alcoholism and addiction in the wine industry.

The San Francisco Chronicle launched their new wine-focused website, fittingly named The Press, an interactive guide to the best of California Wine Country.

In VinePair, Courtney Schiessl points out all the inaccuracies in Drew Barrymore’s recent rosé interview with Vogue.

Peter Liem reveals his list of favorite spots to explore for an authentic taste of Champagne in SevenFifty Daily.

Decanter gets sommeliers to share some of the funniest moments on the job.

Charles Smith announces a new name for his international company: Wines of Substance. Wine Business Monthly has the details.

In Meininger’s, Robert Joseph reflects on how people buy wine after struggling to find a good cheese to buy.

In Wine Enthusiast, Joe Czerwinski explores Australia’s Mornington Peninsula.

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