Daily Wine News: Wine Revolution

Posted by | Posted in Wine News | Posted on 02-01-2019

wine-890371_1280BBC looks at how In Vino, the first specialist wine bar and shop to open in Amernia’s capital, Yerevan, has caused a “full-scale revolution” in the country. “The area caters to a new generation of drinkers, who prefer quality wines (domestic and imported), craft beers and spirits with traceable origins over the mass-produced vodka popularised during Soviet times – and a staple of more traditional haunts popular with the now-deposed political class. With the old regime disinterested, establishments such as In Vino became breeding grounds for progressive ideas.”

In Grape Collective, Christopher Barnes talks to Camillo Zulli of Cantina Orsogna about his organic winemaking principles and the beauty of Abruzzo’s native grapes.

Jim Gordon highlights the producers behind California’s Lake County volcanic wines in Wine Enthusiast.

Californian wineries are having to work harder to attract visitors, according to Liza B. Zimmerman in Meininger’s, who attends a conference where some customer acquisition strategies were outlined.

The California Wine Institute interviewed Elaine Chukan Brown about how California’s efforts around Sustainability compare to other such programs worldwide.

In Decanter, Jane Anson compares Margaux 2011 to Margaux 2012. (subscription req.)

In Sprudge Wine, Aaron Ayscough profiles Christopher Pacalet, vigneron at Château des Labourons in Beaujolais.

Ashley Hausman reports on Colorado’s growing natural wine scene in 5280.

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