Daily Wine News: Latour 2008 Released

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In Decanter10209863t, Richard Woodard reports that Château Latour is re-releasing its 2008 vintage. “This year’s 2008 Grand Vin release price of £2,550 per six-bottle case represents an 11% premium above the wine’s current secondary market price.”

“According to a 2018 survey conducted by Cribis, part of the Crif Business Information group, just over a quarter of Italy’s estimated 73,700 wineries are managed by women.” Kerin O’Keefe profiles seven women winemakers of Brunello in Wine Enthusiast.

In Barron’s Penta, Geoff Nudel explores the history of Willamette Valley’s Montinore Estate, the nation’s largest producer of biodynamic wine that produces more than 40,000 cases each year.

In Vinous, a punny report on Germany’s 2017 vintage from David Schildknecht: “No Pfalz Sense of Security.”

In Wine Spectator, Augustus Weed reports that Vintage Wine Estates has purchased Laetitia, a Pinot Noir and sparkling wine specialist that helped pioneer the cool Arroyo Grande Valley in the Central Coast region.

In Food & Wine, Julia Turshen talks to Cha McCoy about how wine is the ultimate connector.

Business Insider staff taste seven of Costco’s Kirkland wines and offer their impressions.

Alex Beggs discovers the wonders of wine apps in Bon Appétit.

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