Daily Wine News: Dos and Don’ts

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wine-bottles-wide-view“Whereas online bidding for Christie’s and Sotheby’s starts at $100, auctions from online-only companies like WineBid and Spectrum to retailers like Zachy’s, K&L and Acker-Merrall feature single-bottle lots that can kickoff as low as $10.” In Punch, Megan Krigbaum gets into the dos and don’ts of online wine auctions.

Wine Enthusiast’s Roger Voss reports from the En Primer barrel tastings, addressing the late frosts that jeopardized the harvest, and his top wines from tasting in Pomerol and Saint-Émilion.

In RobertParker.com’s Wine Journal, R.H. Drexel talks to Julia Coney about her journey to wine, writing for the consumer vs. wine trade, and how to be more inclusive of people of color in the wine industry.

On his Do Bianchi blog, Jeremy Parzen reports that new labeling norms could force European winemakers to list sugar as an ingredient.

David Morrison looks at “the rise, rise, fall and rise of Australian wine.”

It may be slim pickings, but Tom Hyland still finds treasures in Brunello’s 2013 vintage in Wine-Searcher.

On WineBusiness.com, Kerana Todorov reports that “a Calistoga couple has filed suit against a Napa Valley winemaker for refusing the pair’s Cabernet Sauvignon last fall because of alleged smoke taint from the October fires”

Grands Vins de Gironde has been found guilty of fraud after a judge ruled it illegally blended cheap table wines with premium Bordeaux, according to Wine Spectator.

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