Daily Wine News: Bubbly & NYE!

Posted by | Posted in Wine News | Posted on 12-31-2018

(Flickr: ajroder)

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“I’ve been a Champagne addict for half a century,” writes Hugh Johnson in Decanter. “Now my loyalty is wobbling: sheer curiosity drives me to taste every English bubbly I come across. Curiosity, and local pride, patriotism, chauvinism – call it what you like.”

In the New York Times, Eric Asimov offers notes on the most recent wine school, tawny port, and announces what’s up next: supermarket wines, including Apothic Red, Meiomi Pinot Noir, and The Prisoner red wine.

In VinePair, Shoshi Parks delves into the history of sparkling wine production at Frank Family Vineyards.

Vicki Denig chats with comedian Eric Wareheim about teaming up with winemaker Joel Burt to create Las Jaras Wines in Wine-Searcher.

Elsewhere in Wine-Searcher, Caroline Henry tells you everything you need to know about Champagne producer Jacques Selosse.

In Bloomberg, Elin McCoy offers some Champagne advice—from what to look for to how to store it.

In Wine Spectator, Emma Balter looks back on the most-read wine stories of 2018.

In the final installment of a four-part series, Elaine Chukan Brown tells the story of California Chardonnay on JancisRobinson.com.

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