Daily Wine News: Pét-Nat’s Return

Posted by | Posted in Wine News | Posted on 03-12-2018

Bottles of pét-nat

Bottles of pét-nat

Eric Asimov chronicles pét-nat’s “triumphant return” in the New York Times. “The modern renaissance of pétillant naturel traces back to the early days of natural wines…The Loire Valley, a center for natural wine, was also home to many early pétillant naturel revivalists. It was hardly intended to be a movement. Rather, it was a delicious beverage for enjoyment with friends. But what is delicious has a way of catching on.”

Grace and Ken Evenstead, owners of Domaine Serene in Oregon and Château de la Cree in Santenay, have donated $6 million to Linfield College to support a world-class wine research and teaching program. Jane Anson shares more details in Decanter.

In Food & Wine, Ray Isle highlights 40 wines that changed the way we drink.

In the Washington Post, Dave McIntyre catches up with Adam Lee three years after he and his wife sold their Siduri label to Jackson Family Wines, and finds out more about Lee’s new project, the Clarice Wine Company.

Jamie Goode provides an overview of Japanese wine, and makes a case for why we should be interested.

With Prosecco taking the U.S. by storm, Lettie Teague tasted her way through the particularly popular “mid-tier” category for the Wall Street Journal. (subscription req.)

In VinePair, Courtney Schiessl explores the higher end of prosecco—those from the Cartizze cru.

In Wine Enthusiast, Roger Voss explores the personalities of each of the 10 Beaujolais Crus.

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