Daily Wine News: Beer For a Wine Crowd

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Cantillon Gueuze 100% Lambic Bio. (Flickr: Bernt Rostad)

Cantillon Gueuze 100% Lambic Bio. (Flickr: Bernt Rostad)

“Culturally, Cantillon shares more with the wine world than with the craft beer world, which heavily relies on adjuncts, laboratory yeasts and flat-brimmed hat bros to spread its message. Cantillon represents the opposite: European tradition, a sense of place and unmistakable provenance.” In Punch, Justin Kennedy on why the world’s most sought-after sour beers, Cantillon, has become a totem of beer greatness for today’s wine crowd.

Does Bordeaux deserve its reputation? Aaron Menenberg explores his answer to the question. “It’s interesting that my generation has not latched on to Bordeaux the way previous generations have because it comes at a time where a number of other regions from the around the world are, or already have, caught up to Bordeaux’s general level of quality without demanding the same prices.”

Decanter delves into the newly elected French president Emmanuel Macron’s knowledge of France’s wine heritage.

Elsewhere in Decanter, Jim Budd reports that the 2017 Loire vintage is in trouble after being hit by heavy frosts.

Jordan Vineyard & Winery announces the official launch of Jordan Cuvée, which is “100 percent produced by Champagne AR Lenoble.”

In Reuters, Andrei Khalip reports on how Portugal’s cork industry is making a comeback.

In the Sacramento Bee, Michael Dunne finds plenty to love in Paso Robles beyond cabernet.

In Wine Spectator, Bruce Sanderson talks to Patrizio Cencioni, president of the Consorzio Brunello di Montalcino about its 50th anniversary and how far Brunello has come since 1967.


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