Daily Wine News: Required Reading

Posted by | Posted in Wine News | Posted on 09-05-2012

In the Contra Costa Times, Jessica Yadegaran profiles “five wine bloggers you should be reading.” Check out the fifth blog listed!

“Today’s American sommeliers are among the best in the world. They’re smart, savvy, deeply knowledgeable, ambitious and even fashionable.” So proclaims Matt Kramer. But he thinks that America’s wine lists need a dramatic overhaul.

In Napa, it looks like the real estate market is once again exploding.

In his latest Decanter.com column, Andrew Jefford looks at the absurd laws that keep consumers away from wine in the United States and Canada.

Jo Diaz discovers which wineries legally produced wine during Prohibition and “can have the distinction of saying that they’ve been in business producing wine for as many years as they claim.”

Turley Wine Cellars has purchased Karly Wines, a small Amador County Zinfandel producer. The motivation, according to Ehren Jordan, was the winery’s production facility.

Jeannie Cho Lee MW answers some fun questions for CNN.

Introducing “bag-in-a-bag” wine. As NPR explains, it’s boxed wine, shaped like a handbag.

From The Street, an important lesson in wine investing: Make sure your purchase is drinkable!

In Wine Folly, a plea to “Stop Freaking Out About Wine Additives!”

Comments (1)

  1. Congratulations on the mention! Great work! Plus, your dedication to constant contact is what makes you awesome.