Daily Wine News: Labeling Questions

Posted by | Posted in Wine News | Posted on 11-27-2017

(Flickr: Daniel Gasienica)

(Flickr: Daniel Gasienica)

In SevenFifty Daily, Andrew Kaplan talks to wine industry experts about whether wine labels should be more transparent, revealing when common additives are used.

In Wine & Spirits Magazine, Patricio Tapia reports on new terroir-specific labeling proposed in Priorat. “These new regulations will allow producers to label their wines with the names of the towns of origin or the vineyards from which they come… In the past, Spanish wine legislation focused on what happens in the winery, with aging requirements for designations such as Crianza or Reserva.”

In the New York Times, Eric Asimov offers notes on the most recent wine school, Savennières, and announces what’s up next: Amontillado.

Elsewhere in the New York Times, John Leland looks at how Someecards rolled out a line of wines called SomeWine to survive after Facebook changed its algorithm.

In the Washington Post, Dave McIntyre shares his thoughts on three new wine books: The New Wine Rules by Jon Bonné, Peter Liem’s Champagne, and In Vino Duplicitas by Peter Hellman.

In Purple Pages, Richard Hemming offers a comprehensive guide to wines from the 2016 vintage in the Rhône Valley.

Alfonso Cevola offers insight into how to sell Italian wine to the U.S. market.

In Wine-Searcher, Liza B. Zimmerman reports on how California wine country is still hurting after the fires.

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