Daily Wine News: Integrity in Wine

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Sean P. Sullivan explores the importance of a wine’s integrity in Wine Enthusiast. “…to me, wine gets a lot less interesting when it comes from a test tube. It might taste the same. Heck, it might even taste better. But is that really all it’s about? Isn’t wine’s agricultural nature, with its subsequent undulations, part of what makes it so compelling?”

Francis Ford Coppola’s Inglenook in Napa Valley will expand its winemaking cellars, adding 122 stainless steel vats to its winemaking arsenal in time for the 2020 vintage, reports Chris Mercer in Decanter.

In Bon Appétit, Alex Delaney looks at how the lines of wine, cider and beer are becoming increasingly blurred.

In SevenFifty Daily, Alex Russan breaks down the science of winemaking enzymes.

In the Wall Street Journal, Lettie Teague explains how to tell the differences between a Pinot Noir from Russian River Valley and one produced in the Sonoma Coast. (subscription req.)

Esther Mobley looks ahead at “a promising new era” for Ram’s Gate Winery in the San Francisco Chronicle.

In Wine Spectator, James Molesworth reports on how Alex and Graeme MacDonald are crafting stellar wines from their family’s Oakville parcel.

In the World of Fine Wine, Michael Edwards reviews Burgundy: A Global Anthropology of Place and Taste by Marion Demossier.

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