Daily Wine News: Unfiltered

Posted by | Posted in Wine News | Posted on 08-08-2019

(Flickr: Chris Pople)

(Flickr: Chris Pople)

In Wine Enthusiast, Shana Clarke looks at what’s behind the rise of unfiltered wine, sherry and saké. “…it’s not just winemakers who are turning away from squeaky-clean cuvées. Sherry and saké producers are also rethinking filtering. By doing so, some feel they’re not censoring the stories they want to tell.”

Elsewhere in Wine Enthusiast, Roger Voss offers a guide to Bordeaux’s premium value wines.

“In the history books, figures like Robert Mondavi, Joe Heitz and Warren Winiarski often get top billing for elevating Napa Valley into the world-class wine region it is today. But any chapter on Napa’s modern history is incomplete without mentioning Adelle “Boots” Brounstein, who died last week at age 92.” Esther Mobley remembers Boots Brounstein in the San Francisco Chronicle.

In Texas Monthly, Jessica Dupuy pays tribute to Bunny Becker, co-founder of Texas’ Becker Vineyards, who passed away on Monday.

James Button explores South Africa’s David & Nadia Wines in Decanter. (subscription req.)

In Forbes, Marisa D’Vari on the beauty of Txakoli.

Esquire tackles the growing world of wine subscription boxes.

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