In the New York Times, Jason Wilson writes a wonderful piece profiling “a serious group of younger producers, who have banded together under the name Esprit Calvados, [to bring] Calvados into the 21st century through innovation and experimentation, as well as by reclaiming traditional farming and distilling methods.”
In New York Magazine, Matthew Giles explains “Why Amar’e Stoudemire and a Bunch of Other Rich People Are Bathing in Red Wine.”
Jamie Goode urges wine producers to “just pick earlier.”
Matt Kramer offers a “trick to instant wine geekdom.”
In Willamette Valley, according to Harvey Steiman, “the French Keep Coming.”
“Wine experts are not purveyors of B.S., but are simply no different from any other experts: we’re just trying to overcome our faulty, ingrained human perception wiring as best we can, and we probably do it better than those who haven’t devoted any real time to it.” Joe Roberts explains why wine criticism isn’t B.S.
Jordan Vineyard and Winery CEO John Jordan hopes to convince Americans that the Republican party offers more than just “no.”
Scientists have concluded that “Champagne tastes better from a normal wine glass.”
“Thanks to regulations imposed by the Turkish government, you are no longer permitted to market or promote your wines within that domestic market. No website. No printed brochures. No consumer wine tastings.” In Forbes, Cathy Huyghe visits Turkey, where it’s illegal to market wine.
Lily-Elaine Hawk Wakawaka surveys the Santa Cruz Mountains with vineyard manager Prudy Foxx.