Daily Wine News: 2017 in Burgundy

Posted by | Posted in Wine News | Posted on 11-13-2017

Vineyard in Burgundy (Source: Wikimedia)

Vineyard in Burgundy (Source: Wikimedia)

“One good thing is that the 2017 harvest was so generous (too generous for some less-than-perfectly managed vineyards, it is rumoured) that Burgundy growers, already under attack for recent price rises, may feel they have little or no need to raise prices for the 2016s to be offered in January,” says Jancis Robinson in a report on Burgundy 2017.

NPR reports on the ways last month’s fires in Northern California affected wine country during peak tourist season, and how some wineries are eager for visitors to return.

Live-ex looks at the broadening fine wine market by region. “Unsurprisingly, the broadest range of wines to trade in 2017 were red Bordeaux. In second place were red wines from Burgundy. Italy sits in third place…”

In Wine Spectator, Lexi Williams considers the threat of smoke taint for wine regions facing the immediate effects of fires.

Lettie Teague finds great values among white Bordeaux wines in the Wall Street Journal. (Subscription required)

In SevenFifty Daily, Master Somm Laura Rhys shares why you should be paying attention to English sparkling wine.

On RobertParker.com, Rachel Tan profiles Margareth Henriquez, president and CEO of Krug.

In the Guardian, Tristan Rutherford highlights Albania’s wine renaissance.

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