Daily Wine News: A Lasting Influence

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lynchbook“Its appeal is in part a testament to the vivacity of the writing—it’s a great travel book, a chronicle of Lynch’s peregrinations through rural France packed with vivid anecdotes and tart observations. It also conveys a sense of discovery as Lynch educates his own palate and finds buried treasures in the chilly cellars of Burgundy, the Rhône, and the Loire.” In Town & Country Magazine, Jay McInerney considers the lasting influence of Kermit Lynch’s Adventures on the Wine Road.

In Vinous, Antonio Galloni offers his impressions of the 2014 Barolo vintage. “Many 2014s are diluted and lacking depth, while a number of wines weren’t bottled at all. But the finest 2014s are some of the most thrilling young Barolos I have ever tasted.”

Jeremy Parzen of Do Bianchi translates part of a speech given by Luigi Veronelli in 2004: “I want to explain to the world why Lambrusco is the only wine of freedom.”

Lettie Teague highlights seven wine documentaries worth watching in the Wall Street Journal.

In Forbes, Susan H. Gordon ponders Amarone, “Italy’s great meditation wine.”

In Decanter, Jane Anson speaks to Will Harlan about the launch of Cabernet-based Promontory outside the US, as well as Harlan Estate’s 200-year plan.

In Food & Wine, a slideshow of “the world’s most stunning wineries” that was curated by Ray Isle.

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