Daily Wine News: Applauding Randall Grahm

Posted by | Posted in Wine News | Posted on 10-05-2012

“I applaud you, Mr. Grahm, and I would love to see more producers take a similarly courageous leap.” Eric Asimov applauds Randall Grahm, proprietor of Bonny Doon, for taking “the possibly imprudent step of deciding to list on every bottle all the ingredients used in producing his wine.”

From Jamie Goode, an excellent 8-minute film on Douro’s table wine revolution.

Lily-Elaine Hawk Wakawaka visits with the legendary Paul Draper at Ridge Vineyards.

The Napa Valley Register reports: “After a long period of cool weather with growers playing the waiting game, hot temperatures boosted sugar levels and prompted a flurry of action in many appellations.”

Madeline Puckette goes behind the scenes at Nomacorc to see how synthetic corks are made.

Some big news from CellarTracker. Eric LeVine has hired his first full-time employee, Dan Polivy, and the team plans on making new CellarTracker the “default” experience in November. (As regular readers know, I discussed CellarTracker extensively in my keynote speech at last year’s Nederburg Auction.)

On the blog for First Vine Imports + Sales, Tom Natan details what he’d ask Obama and Romney if given the opportunity.

In Wine Access, Canada’s Wine Magazine, Rex Pickett explains why he still loves Pinot Noir.

Mark Oldman visits The Couch on CBS New York to debunk some wine myths.

Comments (1)

  1. Thanks for the mention David!