On NPR, Jon Bonné, Antonio Galloni, Mike Veseth, and Drew Bledsoe chat about “The State of America’s Wine Industry.”
“Great wine lists don’t need to be epic length. They don’t require classic, expensive bottles. And they don’t appear only in the conventional places.” Eric Asimov discovers “10 of New York City’s most surprising wine lists.”
“Because of our association with Beaucastel we come at winemaking with a more traditional sensibility.” In the Sacramento Bee, Mike Dunne chats with Jason Haas, the general manager of Tablas Creek.
In Wine-Searcher, Jane Anson offers “The Busy Wine Lovers Guide to Domaine Jean-Louis Chave.”
Elsewhere in Wine-Searcher, Katherine Cole chats with Piero Incisa della Rocchetta of Bodega Chacra.
The Montreal Gazette’s Bill Zacharkiw details what he drank on summer vacation.
“But sometimes the inter-webs take a mental vacation too. That’s how everyone ends up talking about the animal blood in Two-Buck Chuck.” Mitch Frank finds lots of hysteria in world wine web.
In Grape Collective, Jameson Fink discovers 10 highly entertaining YouTube wine videos.
Steve Heimoff opines on “what makes a winery great.”
Last summer, archaeologists discovered the world’s oldest known wine cellar. Now, we know what was inside the bottles.