Daily Wine News: Finding Balance

Posted by | Posted in Wine News | Posted on 04-07-2017

In Wine Enthusiastimages, Lauren Mowery talks to wine professionals about how they use yoga to find balance in a job full of indulgence.

Jane Anson gives her early thoughts on the Bordeaux 2016 Right Bank vintage in Decanter. “The Right Bank 2016 wines are not as immediately sexy as the 2015 vintage, but they are still voluptuous and beautifully structured, with perfectly ripe fruit and clear potential for long ageing.”

In Food & Wine, Ray Isle explores California’s “old, forgotten, threatened, obscure and historic” vineyards.

Satirist Ron Washam, aka the HoseMaster of Wine, reviews Bianca Bosker’s book, Cork Dork. “I cannot imagine this book will have much resonance for those who love wine but don’t live in New York. It will teach you a lot, but won’t speak to you. It’s a very New York-centric book. I found that tiresome. There were endless and casual dismissals of California wine throughout the book, which is very New York somm.”

Becca Yeamans-Irwin, the academic wino, looks at a study on consumer purchase behavior that shows the importance and effectiveness of wine awards on bottle labels.

In the Guardian, Fiona Beckett considers the trend of dry furmint.

Stephen Tanzer checks in on the 2001 red Burgundies in Vinous.

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