Daily Wine News: Sonoma’s 2019 Vintage

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Recent flooding at Jordan Winery. (Photo courtesy of Jordan Winery)

Recent flooding at Jordan Winery. (Photo courtesy of Jordan Winery)

In Wine Enthusiast, Jim Gordon reports on how the flooding affected Sonoma’s 2019 vintage.

Why are there suddenly so many natural wine bars specializing in tinned fish in the Bay Area? Esther Mobley looks into what’s behind the trend in the San Francisco Chronicle.

Alder Yarrow checks out the developing wines of British Columbia on JancisRobinson.com. (subscription req.)

In Wine-Searcher, Vicki Denig talks with Rajat Parr and Jordan Mackay about their newest book, The Sommelier’s Atlas of Taste.

In New Jersey Monthly, Josh Friedland writes about a new book that explores wine’s origins, Wine: The Source of Civilization by John Mahoney.

The Napa Valley Register reports that bud break has begun in Napa Valley. Compared to last year, “bud break is about a week and a half later due to the winter rains,” said Allison Cellini Wilson, viticulturist at Cliff Lede Vineyards.

On Imbibe.com, Isabelle Legeron discusses the current state of Raw Wine and how to set standards for natural wine.

In Food & Wine, Ray Isle suggests Menetou-Salon, Coteaux du Giennois, Reuilly, Touraine, and Quincy as good Sancerre alternatives.

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