Daily Wine News: The Highest Vineyard

Posted by | Posted in Wine News | Posted on 10-02-2018

gavel-2456-00c1bad8d8a7cb7de3076abac3205a8e@1xVines in Tibet sitting at an altitude of 3,563.31 meters above sea level have been recognized by Guinness World Records as constituting the highest vineyard in the world. Sylvia Wu shares the details in Decanter.

“Last week the US Supreme Court agreed to hear the case of Tennessee Wine & Spirits v. Byrd Clayton,” reports W. Blake Gray in Wine-Searcher. “A win could mean that, by 2020, most people of the US will be able to order wine from stores anywhere in the country. Currently this is only possible in 14 states.”

“The Canadian government agreed in the new U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade accord to roll back a series of retail wine restrictions, acquiescing to American demands that were being heard at the World Trade Organization,” reports Bloomberg.

In Wine & Spirits Magazine, Joshua Greene explores gewürztraminer. “Other than sometimes enjoying its quirky charms with Cantonese dishes, or with choucroute in Alsace, I tend to steer clear of the grape. Or did, until recently, and now I can’t get it out of my head.”

On the blog for First Vine, Tom Natan wonders if print or online wine reviews make a bigger difference for wine sales.

Wine Enthusiast highlights six wine cities on the rise, including Johannesburg and São Paulo.

In Fortune, Rachel King explores how wineries and distilleries are addressing climate change.

In Beverage Media, Pam Strayer looks at how millennials’ interest in organically grown wines is impacting sales.

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