Daily Wine News: On Subjectivity

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“Is there any more legitimate or valid assessment of wine—especially fine wine—than the subjective?” wonders Matt Kramer in Wine Spectator. “Without the subjective response why would we even bother with wine?”

In SevenFifty Daily, a drinks lawyer demystifies the recent buzz around legal changes affecting alcohol shipping in the U.S.

W. Blake Gray reports on the efforts being made to get wine shipping laws before the Supreme Court in Wine-Searcher.

“West Coast Nouveau is America’s best and most essential wine trend right now,” says Jordan Michelman in Sprudge Wine. “That stuffy wine bullshit my generation of drinkers are working to recast, democratize, and dismantle? West Coast Nouveau is the tip of the spear.”

On the eve of his Hall of Fame induction, Warren Winiarski shares his thoughts about Napa’s wine industry with Henry Lutz in the Napa Valley Register.

On his blog Do Bianchi, Jeremy Parzen wants to know when sexual harassment in the wine trade is going to be addressed.

In Food & Wine, Jillian Kramer looks at the steps you need to take if you want to become a Master of Wine.

Can Midwestern wines compete with California’s? To find out, the Wall Street Journal’s Lettie Teague travels to Kansas City for the Jefferson Cup Invitational Wine Competition. (subscription req.)

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