Daily Wine News: Drinking Old Wines

Posted by | Posted in Wine News | Posted on 10-23-2018

indexOn his Do Bianchi blog, Jeremy Parzen explores the powerful allure of drinking wine that’s older than you. “There is no other agricultural product that we allow to age so long. Can you imagine slathering your sandwich with 30-year-old mayonnaise? Would you stuff your warm tortillas with huitlacoche harvested years earlier? Cheese can rival wine in terms of its ageworthiness. But it still comes in at a distant second when it comes to wine’s ability to age with spectacular results.”

“The Family Coppola has closed on the purchase of Vista Hills Vineyard in Dundee Hills, Oregon,” reports L. M. Archer on WineBusiness.com.

In the Sacramento Bee, Mike Dunne reports on Adam Lee’s new venture. “This past spring, Lee, who had built his standing largely on the range and quality of pinot noir wines he made under the brand Siduri, which the couple founded in 1994 and sold to Jackson Family Wines in 2015, launched a new wine company, Clarice, and with it a daringly novel way to sell wine.”

In Wine & Spirits Magazine, Stephanie Johnson discovers some compelling versions of nero d’Avola in Sicily.

Margaret Rand offers a 2018 Bordeaux harvest report in Wine-Searcher.

Constellation seeks to sell U.S. wine brands, according to CNBC.

In Wine Enthusiast, Christina Pickard recommends 12 essential books about natural wine.

New York Magazine’s the Strategist on the best stemless wine glasses.

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