Daily Wine News: Sherry’s Future

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Fino sherry. (Wikimedia)

Fino sherry. (Wikimedia)

What happened to sherry, and what can be done to fix it? Jancis Robinson offers her thoughts. “…we are also frustrated by what can seem from the outside to be almost wilful self-destruction, or at least Andalucian lassitude. From where I sit there seems to be little generic promotion of sherry. The Consejo Regulador, the governing body in Jerez, holds an annual sherry and food matching competition, but in Jerez, so it doesn’t make too many new converts.”

In Wine Enthusiast, Remy Charest looks at how Aligoté is making a comeback in places like Ontario, Oregon, Washington and California.

“Costières de Nîmes is France’s orphan wine region, but it is growing up beautifully,” says W. Blake Gray in Wine-Searcher.

Can Maryland make an iconic red wine? Dave McIntyre reports on how Drew Baker of Old Westminster Winery is determined to find out in the Washington Post.

Wine Spectator’s Ben O’Donnell goes behind the scenes with the winemakers of Wine Country.

The last in a three-part series on Sonoma in the Wall Street Journal, Lettie Teague explores the region’s sparkling wines. (subscription req.)

In the Northforker, Lenn Thompson explores the ageability of Long Island wines.

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