“There is also a Darwinian element. If a vineyard has lasted through two world wars, Prohibition, and any number of other things, it must be special, or it would have likely been ripped out.” In Town and Country, Jay McInerney profiles Morgan Twain-Peterson.
“They made me want to dive into an ad hoc picnic on a hill in the sunset, or go for a fast, chilly run on a fall morning. They made me want to come home and tell everyone about them.” Sophie Barrett falls hard for the Rieslings of Jochen Beurer in southwest Germany.
“He is the oldest working winemaker in the Napa Valley and at the oldest winery.” Next Saturday, Peter Mondavi Sr. turns 100.
“Since , there has been a tremendous resurgence in quality, and the greatness of the wines has been recognized worldwide — albeit mainly by specialized wine lovers.” In Wine-Searcher, Darrel Joseph explains why Tokaji is so special.
“Cyrus was Sonoma County’s top restaurant when it closed two years ago.” And finally, reports Tim Fish, a “reboot is officially in the works.”
Wine Enthusiast announces its 2014 Wine Star Award Nominees and awards Tony Terlato with a “Lifetime Achievement Award” and names New York State the “Wine Region of the Year.”
“In future generations… perhaps the culture of weed will mature into something akin to the culture of wine, with all its exquisite variation, but also all its madly inflated pomposity.” In Noble Rot, Richard Hemming envisions a world where weed is as legal as wine.
In Forbes, Jeff Fromm offers “Five Marketing Lessons For Brands In The Adult Beverage Category.”