Daily Wine News: Neal Martin Joins Vinous

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Neal Martin. (Source: Vinous)

Neal Martin. (Source: Vinous)

Neal Martin has left Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate to join Vinous as Senior Editor. He will cover the wines of Bordeaux, Burgundy, South Africa and New Zealand.

In Decanter, Andrew Jefford considers Priorat’s white wines. “One reason for a close look at these is their diagnostic energy.  This is something they share with the red wines, derived from a birthright intensity of fruit….Priorat’s wine-growers, consequently, are beginning to ask whether they shouldn’t be making more white wine and less red.”

Grape Collective talks to Franck Duboeuf about how the Beaujolais Nouveau became an international phenomenon.

In the San Francisco Chronicle, Esther Mobley tackles the Thanksgiving wine pairing dilemma.

Alfonso Cevola lists “Nine Reasons to Give Thanks for Italian Wine.”

In Meininger’s, Liza B. Zimmerman provides an overview of the rise of the Oregon wine industry. “The state is also notable for how much both inter-state and international investment, primarily from California and Burgundy, it has attracted in recent years. “

In Robert Parker’s Wine Journal, R.H. Drexel reports on the Napa Valley music festival, “Live in the Vineyard,” which donated proceeds from a benefit concert to Napa County fire relief funds.

In Condé Nast Traveler, Mary Holland offers a guide to traveling Australian wine country.

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