Daily Wine News: Loyal Service

Posted by | Posted in Wine News | Posted on 03-03-2014

The Loire.

The Loire.

In the San Francisco Chronicle, Jon Bonné highlights some Loire Valley reds that do “loyal service to the bistros of Paris”

In the latest edition of “That Wine Lyfe,” Echo Thomas chats with Dana Frank of Ava Gene’s in Portland.

Jancis Robinson applauds “another welcome development” in Champagne. They’re “getting both older and drier.”

In Wine Spectator, Tim Fish reflects on his “arc of collecting… from novice to obsessive to levelheaded.”

On the HoseMaster, “Lo Hai Qu Attends the Napa Valley Wine Writers Symposium.”

In Wine-Searcher, Rebecca Gibb chats with Burgundian vintner Pablo Chevrot.

Alder Yarrow swoons over this year’s offerings at Premiere Napa Valley.

In Napa Valley, according to W. Blake Gray, $1000+ per bottle could soon be the norm.

Frank Morgan reports from the 2014 Virginia Governor’s Cup. Dave McIntyre offers his observations.

In the Kansas City Star, Doug Frost offers some wine-pairing suggestions for girl scout cookies.

Check out the Clos Cruiser, a bicycle that’s “outfitted with a limited-edition wicker basket with faux-leather loops perfectly sized to steady a bottle of wine and corkscrew, and two fabric pockets made to hold two stemless, shatter-proof, even recyclable Govino wine glasses.”

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