Daily Wine News: The Experience

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In Wine Spectator, Matt Kramer wants to know what the need for an experience with wine is all about. “It’s no longer enough, as it surely once was, for wine to simply be a refreshing accompaniment to your meal. Is this a loss? Yes. But nevertheless, it’s so.”

LVMH, whose brands include Louis Vuitton and Dom Perignon, buys majority stake in Napa Valley’s Colgin Cellars.

A store in Virginia’s Shenandoah National Park sold wine produced by the Trump Winery as recently as September, reports Timothy Cama in The Hill.

In VinePair, Vicki Denig looks at how field blends exude terroir.

In Quartz, John Capone Visits Parallel Products in California, which turns wine into fuel-grade ethanol on a large scale.

In Bon Appétit, Marissa A. Ross recommends Banyuls, a dessert wine, for Thanksgiving.

On Tim Atkin’s site, satirist Ron Washam pens a blind review of Jon Bonné’s The New Wine Rules. “Having not read it, I can tell you there’s nothing new in it. Nothing. I promise. I say that because there isn’t anything new to say about wine.”

Gowri Chandra considers the 5 mistakes people make when drinking Champagne in Food & Wine.

In Decanter, Stephen Brook offers a look into the 2013 Brunello vintage.

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