Daily Wine News: Fine Whites

Posted by | Posted in Wine News | Posted on 01-07-2019

White-wine“One of many legacies – good and bad – of the rise to power of the American wine guru Robert Parker is veneration of red wine at the expense of white. His once-oracular Wine Advocate reviewed far more reds than whites,” says Jancis Robinson. “But I would argue this qualifies as colour prejudice. White wine can be just as magnificent as red wine. Some may argue, ah but red wine is what you drink with the main course and is therefore a more serious match for food. Not so!”

In Grape Collective, Dorothy J. Gaiter and John Brecher consider why malbec is the new merlot.

In VinePair, Emma Orlow profiles Alexis Schwartz of Zev Rovine Selections, a natural wine distributor based in Brooklyn’s Bushwick neighborhood.

In search of greater terroir expression, Prosecco’s finest wines are becoming increasingly dry. In Decanter, Richard Baudains explores the reasons why, and picks his top 10 to try. (subscription req.)

In Forbes, Jill Barth checks out Wine Enthusiast’s new documentary series, It Starts With Wine, which premiered on Amazon Prime Video on January 4.

Liza B. Zimmerman explores what’s driving sommeliers in Meininger’s.

In Wine-Searcher, Kathleen Willcox explores the growing thirst for “exotic wine.”

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