Daily Wine News: A Greek Revolution

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Jancis Robinson findssantorini-428238_1280 great promise in Greek wines. “It may have been the unexpectedly sleek dry whites that first drew international attention to the modern Greek wine revolution…but now we can choose from some truly thrilling Greek reds.”

Liz Thach reflects on the U.S. wine industry in 2019: “Slowly but steady, and craving innovation.”

In SOMM Journal, Deborah Parker Wong explores New Mexico’s flourishing wine scene. “New Mexico has a 400-year history of winegrowing… But the recuperation of New Mexico’s wine industry began in earnest when Italian, German, and French viticulturists brought their expertise to the state in the 1980s.”

On his blog, W. Blake Gray talks about what millennials are telling the wine industry they want, and how the industry is ignoring them.

Australia and Italy have been at odds over whether the name Prosecco refers to a grape or a geographical indication. Now, the New Zealand market is getting involved. Jeni Port reports on the issue in Meininger’s.

In Wine-Searcher, Vicki Denig looks at the rise of pét-nat being produced in the U.S.

1WineDude Joe Roberts explores Idaho wine country: “despite 150+ years of winemaking history, this is a state whose first AVA (Snake River Valley) was recognized less than fifteen years ago…”

In the Washington Post, Dave McIntyre offers some Valentine’s Day wine advice.

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