Can Champagne regain #1 market position as world’s most consumed sparkling wine? On WineBusiness.com, Lindsay Pomeroy and Liz Thach analyze what caused the king of sparkling to be dethroned, and explore several tactics Champagne can use to regain its position.
According to Decanter, the new documentary, “Somm: Into the Bottle” will premier at the Napa Valley film festival this year, which is scheduled to run November 11-15.
“Don’t talk down the wine industry” says Bill Ryan in the Napa Valley Register.
Madeline Puckette looks at the benefits of crystal vs. glass wine glasses in Wine Folly.
In Food & Wine, Ray Isle believes the Douro Valley is Portugal’s best new wine destination.
In the World of Fine Wine, Tim James looks at the long cultural and industrial history of South African brandy.
Lettie Teague talks to Stew Leonard Jr., chief executive of the wine store chain founded by his father in the Wall Street Journal.
Eater explores whether budget-friendly Amarone exists.
In Forbes, Jennifer Kester explains why you need to visit Franciacorta.
David Schildknecht has joined Vinous. David will be covering the wines of Germany, Austria and the Loire Valley.
Grape Collective interviews Isik Gulcubuk, winemaker at Kastro Tireli in Izmir, Turkey.
Fiona Beckett discovers that there’s more to Galicia than albariño in the Guardian.