Daily Wine News: Vintage Port

Posted by | Posted in Wine News | Posted on 06-13-2018

Bottles of port

Bottles of port

In Vinous, Neal Martin on 2016 vintage port. “There is no doubting the quality of these nascent 2016s. I am aware that the market can be resistant since the noble tradition of finishing dinner with a wee snifter of Vintage Port has faded in recent years. Then again, in terms of quality to price ratio it beats their equivalents Bordeaux or Burgundy hands down.”

Storing wine on its side won’t prevent corks drying out, and may even accelerate their degeneration, according to Amorim’s director of R&D, Dr. Miguel Cabral, in the Drinks Business.

In Wine Enthusiast, Kerin O’Keefe offers a primer on Col Fondo, the prosecco that is bottle-fermented on its lees.

Mark Stock reports on how the University of Minnesota is exploring the potential for hybrid grapes in cold climates in SevenFifty Daily.

Sprudge Wine talks with Marissa Ross about her transition from comedy writer to wine writer, how wine drinking in America has changed in the last decade and more.

Hardy Rodenstock, wine Collector and alleged counterfeiter, is dead at 76, reports Wine Spectator.

In the Daily Beast, a Q&A with Vanessa Cominsky, sommelier at DBGB Kitchen & Bar in Washington, D.C.

Bridget Arsenault talks to Richard Ellison about his company Wanderlust Wines in Forbes.

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