Daily Wine News: Prosecco Problems

Posted by | Posted in Wine News | Posted on 02-05-2018

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“What has happened to Prosecco in America?” asks Alfonso Cevola. “How is it…that some of the finest producers and winemakers cannot get their wines listed on the up-and-coming Italian wine lists in America? How is it that sparkling wines from Franciacorta, or Trentino, or Emilia Romagna can get those spots, but Prosecco has been relegated to the lower shelves of chain grocery stores? Has success spoiled Prosecco?”

In Wine-Searcher, Liza B. Zimmerman looks at the rise of sommelier-led wine clubs. “However you define this type of wine buying opportunity, sommelier-led clubs strive to create a customized, restaurant-level wine experience at home for their members.”

Jancis Robinson finds a wine that has been one of the most consistently produced in the world. “My prime example of a wine that has hardly changed at all since it was launched with the 1982 vintage is the Cabernet blend of the San Leonardo estate in the subalpine region of Trentino…San Leonardo is exceptional in so many ways. For a start it produces wine almost in a vacuum…”

In Decanter, Sarah Jane Evans showcases the versatility of Txakoli.

In VinePair, Laura Burgess crunches the numbers on “diet” and low-calorie wine.

In the Washington Post, Dave McIntyre on pairing wine with chocolate.

David Williams focuses on wines that get better with age in the Guardian.

In Forbes, Susan H. Gordon shares why Luigi Veronelli wants you to think deeply about Italian wine.

Comments (2)

  1. I Love Italian prosecco from italy

  2. Prosecco is a good wine but for me too sweet, I think there is a new trend with less sweet wines, semi-sweet and dry one.