Daily Wine News: Copper Alternatives

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wine_pour_glass-651694.jpg!dThe EU is tightening rules governing copper usage. In Meininger’s, Sophie Kevany looks at whether there are any real alternatives.

Through interviews with Joel Peterson and the Teldeschi brothers, as well as his own experience with Teldeschi’s grapes, David Darlington reports on a family of growers who have shaped the identity of Dry Creek in Wine & Spirits Magazine.

In SevenFifty Daily, Jess Lander explores how California growers are using different strategies to manage wildfire risk.

Mike Turner makes a case for the value of Tokaji wines in the Buyer. “As a mixture of investment and the sheer hard work of the producers and staff continue to move Tokaji back to the glory days, the irony that it’s timed alongside a slowdown in the purchasing of sweet wines is a cruel one. These wines should be costing twice as much, but they don’t.”

In Wine Spectator, Robert Camuto looks at how Sandra Gini is working to lift the quality reputation of Italy’s Soave region.

Seven Stones, the 45-acre property that overlooks Napa Valley, is going on the market for $35 million. If it sells for its asking price, the property will set a record for the area, reports the Wall Street Journal.

On Robert Parker’s Wine Journal, R.H. Drexel pays a visit to Bret Urness at his urban winery, Levo, in Paso Robles. “His Levo wines are known for their aromatic lift and varietal delineation.”

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