UC Davis is now able to start selling students’ wine, reports Decanter. “The recent implementation of the Senate Bill 683 law late last year means that the students’ finished product can now be to be sold to local producers, and served by the bottle at special occasions.”
In Wine & Spirits Magazine, Jamie Goode reviews John Szabo’s book, Volcanic Wines: Salt, Grit and Power. “It is refreshing to see a wine book that focuses not only on place, but also on soil and geology—what vines stick their roots into. The wine world needs more books like this.”
W. Blake Gray gets a taste of Roussin de Morgex, which he says is “the world’s rarest wine grape.”
The Drinks Business considers the many styles of rosé, and looks at the new wave of winemakers “bucking the trend” by using various methods to add complexity to the wine.
In Wine Enthusiast, Mike Desimone and Jeff Jenssen explore the history of wine in Morocco.
Mike Veseth, the wine economist, considers the importance of supermarket wine sales in British Columbia.
The Chicago Tribune’s Michael Austin looks at the quality of Alsatian Pinot Noir.
In VinePair, Laura Burgess debunks the low yield myth, and explains why low yields doesn’t always equal better wines.