Daily Wine News: New in Napa

Posted by | Posted in Wine News | Posted on 09-11-2019

Vineyards in Napa Valley. (Source: Wikimedia)

Vineyards in Napa Valley. (Source: Wikimedia)

In SevenFifty Daily, Master Sommelier Matt Stamp explores Napa’s next-wave winemakers. “It’s an uphill climb to start from scratch as a winemaker in Napa Valley… How can entrepreneurs with skill and vision who live and work in Napa Valley make their mark now? And if the only new brands that Napa can nurture start with sky-high prices, what is the real future for this valley?”

In Wine Spectator, Lynn Alley reports on how winegrowers in Washington’s Walla Walla Valley are confronting phylloxera in their vineyards.

Tim McKirdy considers what constitutes a modern-day sommelier in VinePair.

In the Oregon Wine Press, Sophia McDonald on how Slow Wine is opening up the conversation for climate change in Oregon.

On WineBusiness.com, Linda Jones McKee delves into recent spotted lanternfly research, and how to manage infestation in vineyards.

Jancis Robinson talks to Wine-Searcher about her newly released 8th edition of The World Atlas of Wine.

Mike Veseth, the wine economist, takes a close look at canned wine. “Canned wine isn’t going to revolutionize wine, but it seems to have the potential to evolutionize it — to help it evolve in ways that are relevant to today’s consumers. That’s worth a cheer or two in my book.”

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