In Decanter, Jane Anson ventures into the disputed territory of sugar levels in Alsace wine, and finds two sides still struggling to negotiate a peace settlement. “The reason that it provokes such a heated discussion is because the attitude towards residual sugar is right at the heart of Alsace’s identity.”
Prince Robert of Luxembourg, owner of Château Haut-Brion, speaks with Bloomberg’s Elin McCoy about his big expansion plans for this family business.
Deborah Parker Wong examines the chemistry behind the sensation of bitterness in SOMM Journal.
Wines & Vines looks at how Washington state wineries have been turning their attention to Oregon, as producers in the two states forge closer relationships.
In Eater, Susan H. Gordon on the transformation happening in the quality of Vinho Verde wines.
Reuters reports that online sales and frugal customers are impacting China’s wine sales.
Elaine Chukan Brown of Hawk Wakawaka Wine Reviews shares the results from the 2nd Annual Judgment of BC.
“New Zealand must promote both grape varieties and its varied regionality if it is to continue its success,” according to a recent debate covered in the Drinks Business.