Daily Wine News: Vintage Reports & More

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Chablis. (Source: bourgogne-wines.com)

Chablis. (Source: bourgogne-wines.com)

Stephen Tanzer offers his thoughts on the 2015 and 2016 Chablis vintages in Vinous. “Today the 2016s appear to be more transparent to their terroirs but the best ‘15s may surprise us with their vineyard specificity after they’ve had a chance to burn off some of their considerable baby fat.”

In Meininger’s, Sascha Speicher goes on a pilgrimage to Domaine de la Romanée-Conti.

In the Daily Beast, Frances Dinkelspiel chats with Peter Hellman, author of In Vino Duplicitas: The Rise and Fall of a Wine Forger Extraordinaire, about the wine trade and how Rudy Kurniawan was able to con so many experts and collectors.

Wines & Vines reports that the 2017 sparkling wine harvest is well underway in California.

James Lawrence looks at the rising stars of South African Pinot Noir in Wine-Seacher.

In SevenFifty Daily, Jen Laskey talks to Mari Jones of the Emeritus winery in Sonoma, California, who shares her tips for starting a tasting room from scratch.

Prosecco pong is the new beer pong,” declares Sammy Nickalls, reporting on a newly-release party kit in Extra Crispy.

In the Drinks Business, Patrick Schmitt shares the results of this year’s Rosé Masters, which saw almost 200 entries.

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