Daily Wine News: A Memoir & Manifesto

Posted by | Posted in Wine News | Posted on 10-17-2012

Eric Asimov’s book, How to Love Wine: A Memoir and Manifesto, is now on sale. Lily-Elaine Hawk Wakawaka writes a strong endorsement. To promote the book, Asimov sat down with Levi Dalton on I’ll Drink to That! Upcoming events are detailed on Asimov’s Facebook page.

Inspired by Asimov’s book, W. Blake Gray takes to the pages of Palate Press to explain why he “[doesn’t] want to tell other people how to write tasting notes.”

Ever wonder why every bottle of wine states “CONTAINS SULFITES” on the label? Tyler Colman has the answer.

In a fascinating post, Rob McMillan explores Argentina.

In Fortune, Jim Borsack explains why he jumped ship to start a winery in his 50s.

Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig is “not a fan” of baseball players “spraying Champagne all over” after big victories. Perhaps he’d rather drink the wine!

Flaunt Magazine chats with Kathleen Inman.

Legendary British wine writer Steven Spurrier attended the first Virginia Wine Summit in early October. The Washington Post has the scoop on which wines he liked best.

South African wine writer Neil Pendock is shocked to learn that Bill Foley has avoided investing in South Africa because he believes the entire country produces “bad wine.” Me too.

Kyle Schlachter thinks Steve Heimoff should avoid calling his readers “idiots.” I agree.

Steve Heimoff tastes a number of different wines at Stony Hill Vineyard.

John Mariani offers some pointers on how to hold a wine tasting.

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