“The supreme wine example of this is, of course, Domaine de la Romanée-Conti. Its fame is unsurpassed; its prices are eye-popping.” Matt Kramer worries about “The Museum-ification of Wine.”
ConeTech claims that it removes alcohol from “one quarter of all the Pinot Noir and Chardonnay produced in California.”
“A diversity that, coupled with producers’ continuing commitment to improving quality, means that Port is attracting new consumers while holding onto its established fans.” In Wine-Searcher, Sarah Ahmed praises “The Growing Diversity of Premium Port.”
The Drinks Business lists the “Top 10 Wine Thefts.”
“While there is good evidence that the shape of a glass affects how we perceive what is in the glass, there is scant to no evidence that there is a difference in perception that is related to the grape itself.” From Rob Stein, an important reminder: “Focus on the wine, not the glass.”
“They try to educate me about wine, but what they really do is trumpet the importance of men writing about a subject that, really, has little importance.” The HoseMaster turns his site over to Lo Hai Qu so she can comment on wine magazines.
W. Blake Gray opens nearly 20 bottles of wine to find something for dinner. But his palate was off.
In Bloomberg, Hannah Goldfield explains “Why You’re Drinking Champagne All Wrong.”
Writing about the best palate cleansers, Jessica Yadegaran says that “rare roast beef… works like a ninja on tannins in big red wines.”
In the Los Angeles Times, Margy Rochlin asks Lou Amdur what to drink for Hanukkah.