“Czech authorities have discovered a 150-year-old wine collection secretly stashed in a medieval Czech monastery after the second world war and found almost 40 years later is now worth more than €1.1m,” according to the Guardian. The wines, including an 1896 and 1899 Chateau d’Yquem sat undiscovered beneath the floorboards of the monastery for years.
“The organization behind Auction Napa Valley partners with Christie’s auction house to bring its Premiere Napa Valley sale to China for the first time,” reports Wine Spectator.
The World of Fine Wine profiles Georg and Julia Weber, owners of Monteverro in Italy.
Reuters reports on how Chinese consumers are helping support the South African wine industry.
In the Wall Street Journal, Lettie Teague visits TurnStyle, the new underground shopping plaza between 57th to 59th streets in the Columbus Circle subway station that features New York’s only wine shop in a subway station.
In the Napa Valley Register, Allen Balik ponders the idea of demystifying wine.
Cathy Huyghe covers Colorado’s wine scene in Forbes.