Eric Asimov announces the focus of his next wine school: Langhe Nebbiolo.
In response to student misconduct, Dartmouth College to “ban hard liquor,” reports the New York Times. “The ban will apply to any liquor that is 15 percent alcohol — barely more than most wine.”
“California wine is known for its ripe flavors and higher alcohol, but could a change be on the horizon?” In Wine-Searcher, W. Blake Gray approaches the subject of lower alcohol wines in California.
The Drinks Business talks with Mark Andrew of Roberson about “the new type of wine commentator.”
“Skurnik Wines & Spirits isn’t just an incubator of sales talent but a source of some of the greatest wines in the world.” In the Wall Street Journal, Lettie Teague looks at the company’s success.
“Kendall-Jackson Owners Buy California Pinot Powerhouse Siduri,” reports Wine Spectator.
In Palate Press, Elisabetta Tosi profiles the “Venissa Project,” which aims to re-discover and re-grow vineyards on Mazzorbo, an island in the Venetian lagoon.
Ever wonder which wine-stain remover works best? Wired put them to the test.
In the Village Voice, Lauren Mowery offers tips on wines to pair with your Super Bowl snacks.
“Is the U.S. Wine Market Balanced?” asks Wine & Vines.