Daily Wine News: Projects of Passion

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italianredwineWhat does it mean to be a lover of Italian wine? Alfonso Cevola explores the answer. “You don’t need to be certified. There is no prerequisite for mastery. The Italian table, and the wines on it, are for every man and woman with an open heart and a curiosity for adventure, for the unexpected. I’ve trod this wine trail for almost half a century now, and still there are no ruts in my path. All you need is patience. And love.”

Imbibe kicks off 2019 with an announcement of the latest list of Imbibe 75 People of the Year, including Amy Bess Cook, who launched Woman-Owned Wineries to help more women succeed in the wine world.

In SevenFifty Daily, Betsy Andrews looks at how Laura Catena is leading Argentine winemaking to new heights.

In Wine-Searcher, Kathleen Wilcox explores whether the rising popularity of prosecco, sekt and pet-nat are a threat to Champagne. “According to our numbers at Wine-Searcher, Champagne may not be what people buy, but it’s what they want.”

Mike Dunne highlights various quotes from 40 years on the wine beat in the Sacramento Bee.

In Decanter, Andrew Jefford reflects on 2018 and what seemed to be the four main themes of the year: trade wars, climate change, populism, and cannabis.

Adam Morganstern shares his picks for the best wines to drink in 2019 in Forbes.

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