Daily Wine News: Terroir Talk

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“It sometimes seems to me from where I sit as a wine writer that the world is full of wine producers desperate to cram the special qualities of each vineyard into the bottle, even at the expense of producing the best wine they possibly could.” Jancis Robinson explores winemakers’ growing obsession with terroir.

“With just over 40 wine-related businesses operating in Jackson County, including wineries and vineyards, the cannabis industry has surpassed its boozy rival,” reports Miroslav Tomoski in Herb. “It’s established 37 farms and nearly 20 dispensaries now employing 439 people, 89 more than the wine industry.”

In the New York Times, Jessica Colley Clarke looks at how informal hybrid shops are redefining where and how visitors drink wine in Piemonte.

In Vinous, Antonio Galloni explores Piedmont’s affordable gems.

Rosé has risen and fallen before. Can it stay on top? Robert Joseph ponders the answer in Meininger’s.

In SevenFifty Daily, a Q&A with Rich Schmidt, the director of archives for the Oregon Wine History Archive at Linfield College.

In Grape Collective, Monty Waldin chats with Luca and Nicolò De Ferrari of Boscarelli about the rich wine history of Vino Nobile di Montepulciano.

Dave McIntyre offers food and rosé pairing tips in the Washington Post.

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