Daily Wine News: The Rosé Spectrum

Posted by | Posted in Wine News | Posted on 07-03-2018

(Flickr: andyket)

(Flickr: andyket)

Elaine Chukan Brown explores the rosé color spectrum in Wine & Spirits Magazine. “Whether wine drinkers are choosing based on taste or reputation, the popularity of pale Provençal pinks on the marketplace has had one clear effect: light-colored rosés have become de rigueur—to the point where vintners feel pressured to keep colors light.

“The County Fire is huge: 44,500 acres as of Monday morning, with only 3 percent contained. It is already larger than the Tubbs Fire that last year devastated northern Napa Valley and neighboring Sonoma County, and it is growing at a faster rate.” W. Blake Gray offers updates on two Wine Country fires in California in Wine-Searcher. “To the north of Napa, however, the Pawnee Fire has already destroyed 22 structures in Lake County.”

In the Washington Post, Dave McIntyre looks at Madeira’s role in American history, and proposes a toast to it as “the wine of American Independence.”

Kelly A. Magyarics explores what makes Georgia the “it” region for wine lovers in Wine Enthusiast.

In SevenFifty Daily, Adam H. Callaghan explores the reasons why some American winemakers are using acacia wood barrels for the production of certain white wines.

Matt Kettmann on the allure of old wines in the Santa Barbara Independent.

In Forbes, Tom Hylan says Taurasi is Italy’s unsung great red wine. “Yet despite its magnificence, Taurasi does not have the marketplace recognition it deserves.”

The Drinks Business reports that Jancis Robinson is launching her own wine glass.

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