Daily Wine News: Martian Wine?

Posted by | Posted in Wine News | Posted on 01-08-2019

Mars. (Source: Wikimedia)

Mars. (Source: Wikimedia)

In the Washington Post, Amie Ferris-Rotman reports on scientists’ endeavor to find a Martian-friendly grape. “Georgia promotes itself as the world’s birthplace of wine. So it seems only natural that the country is trying to figure out what varietal might be sipped one day on Mars. That is the thinking behind the IX Millennium project, which is seeking to develop grapevines fit for the possible Red Planet agriculture pods.”

Virginie Boone and Matt Kettmann explore rosés and fizzy reds that are fit for winter in Wine Enthusiast.

Elsewhere in Wine Enthusiast, Jessica Kelly looks at how winemakers are utilizing gravity-flow wineries to produce low-intervention wines.

Grape Collective talks with Kris Matthewson of Bellwether Wine Cellars in the Finger Lakes about what he’s most excited about in the region and more.

Spain’s Félix Solís Avantis has grown into a giant thanks to its commitment to innovation. Felicity Carter pays a visit and reports on what she found in Meininger’s.

In Bloomberg, Elin McCoy on seven ways wine will change in 2019.

In Forbes, Tom Hyland delves into the future of Amarone.

Tara Gonzalez tests out a handful of wine subscription services in Glamour.

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