Daily Wine News: Next Big Thing

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Paul Grieco

“I would love to see Australia as the next big thing. Oh, and the most exciting grape? Chardonnay.” Tyler Colman asks Paul Grieco to predict the next “it” wine.

“If Bordeaux is ever to appeal to a new generation of wine drinkers—a few of whom will eventually make millions of dollars and will buy the top-end wines—we ought to start having more conversations about the bottom end.” Jason Wilson wonders if “the world’s most famous wine region have anything for the 99 percent.”

From Tim Atkin, “ten things you need to know about the 2011 Burgundy vintage.”

Lily-Elaine Hawk Wakawaka learns about the history of Dry Creek Valley by meeting the Mauritson Family.

“It seems to me that there are probably more wine readers today than ever before in history, which is good news for wine writing, however you define it.” Mike Veseth responds to Andrew Jefford’s now-famous speech to the European Wine Bloggers’ Conference.

Wine Enthusiast names its Top 100 Wines of 2012. Jon Bonné offers some reflections on his top 100 list. And Isaac James Baker names his “Favorite Wines of 2012.

Pennsylvania’s winemakers are infuriated that the state spent money to promote its private label wines… which are made in California.


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