In the New York Times, David Gelles looks at how Jackson Family Wines is battling climate change with both high-tech and old-school techniques. “Climate change is forcing the Jacksons to confront questions both practical and existential: Can you make fine wine with less water? Will good grapes still grow here in 20 years? What will become of an industry central to California’s identity…”
In a recent biodynamic tasting calendar study, researchers concluded that “the findings reported in the present study provide no evidence in support of the notion that how a wine tastes is associated with the lunar cycle.”
Meininger reports on how various people in the wine industry reacted to the results of the above biodynamic tasting calendar study.
In the Washington Post, Dave McIntyre on the importance of knowing how to read a vintage chart.
Grape Collective talks to artisan producer Fabio Altariva and his son Alessio from Fattoria Moretto about the evolution of Lambrusco.
Wine Spectator reports that Lewis Cellars’ Debbie Lewis has died after a yearlong battle with various forms of cancer. She was 72.
MarketWatch considers how food and wine costs are going to rise when Donald Trump takes office.
In Punch, Jon Bonné lays out the wine stories he thinks will make a difference this year. “2017 is going to be a complicated—but potentially really great—year for wine.”