Daily Wine News: Varying Vintages

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Toast with red wine“Yet what was most striking about the three 2013 Bordeaux I suggested was not the good-value case they might have made. Instead, it was how the wines were so touched by the characteristics of the 2013 vintage, which by all accounts was a difficult one.” In the New York Times, Eric Asimov explores wines from the most recent Wine School, value Bordeaux, and announces what’s up next: Rosso di Montalcino.

Pingus creator Peter Sisseck has implored fellow winemakers in Spain to remember the “art of blending” grapes from different locations alongside a more recent trend for single vineyard recognition. Chris Mercer shares more details in Decanter.

Ray Isle recently spent a few weeks working in wine stores around the country. He shares seven tips on how to shop for wine smarter in Food & Wine.

Alfonso Cevola goes searching for “the secret life of the wild, the feral, the untamed” in Italy, and finds timelessness in several of its wine regions.

In the Guardian, David Williams on why some winemakers are moving away from using “shiraz” on their labels, and putting “syrah” instead.

Shana Clarke reports on how Maureen Downey is using blockchain technology to prevent fraud in the wine industry in SevenFifty Daily.

In the Washington Post, Dave McIntyre reports on this year’s Premiere Napa Valley auction.

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