Daily Wine News: Confronting Climate Change in Tasmania

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Riversdale Estate Vineyard in Tasmania. (Flickr: Riversdale Estate)

Riversdale Estate Vineyard in Tasmania. (Flickr: Riversdale Estate)

Australia’s southern island of Tasmania is a cool climate region threatened by climate change. In Meininger’s, Jack Brogan reports on steps wine producers are taking to protect themselves.

In Wine Spectator, Yumi Tanabe, an educator and merchant who helped women break into Japan’s traditionally male wine industry, explains why winemaker has become the hot job for many young Japanese.

Rémy Charest delves into the science behind why some natural wines develop reductive notes in SevenFifty Daily.

“Wine offers sensory treats that cannabis cannot duplicate. Take my word for this, as I am a regular consumer of both. I like the cannabis buzz, but no amount of marketing bullshit makes cannabis taste good. It can taste “not bad,” but that’s hardly what you look for in a nice bottle of wine.” On his blog, W. Blake Gray ponders cannabis and wine.

In the World of Fine Wine, David Williams reviews Terry Theise’s book, What Makes a Wine Worth Drinking. “Theise’s intuition is that there are deeper truths available—that we’ll get a better idea of what makes us love wine, as well as a more accurate and honest portrayal of how we respond to it—if we pay closer attention to the kinds of things that many would regard as extraneous to the wine-tasting experience…”

In Wine-Searcher, Don Kavanagh reports on the International Sauvignon Blanc Celebration, recently held in Malborough.

In Vinous, Antonio Galloni learns about the art of the blend at the Napa Valley Reserve.

Simon Woolf explores the Lambruscos worth trying in Decanter. (subscription req.)

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