Daily Wine News: Wine Zines

Posted by | Posted in Wine News | Posted on 06-04-2019

(Photo credit: Pipette Magazine)

(Photo credit: Pipette Magazine)

In the New York Times, Lauren Messman highlights the wine zines that are aiming to “make natural wine as fun to read and talk about as it is to drink.”

“The spirituality of natural wine is clear when you drink a bottle that has the ability to sincerely move you. It’s in the pull, in the buzz, it’s back to something that feels sacred and supportive of agriculture and the earth, making it a holistic experience drinking it.” Elsewhere in the New York Times, Fariha Roisin explains how natural wine has “become part of my self-care routine.”

In the San Francisco Chronicle, Esther Mobley and Melia Russell report on the mounting controversy over a possible ballot measure that would legalize commercial cannabis cultivation in Napa Valley—and consider what it would mean for the wine industry.

Maya Weeks explores Sweden’s growing wine scene in Wine Enthusiast.

In Wine-Searcher, James Lawrence ponders how Sauternes is looking to a change of style to stay relevant to consumers.

This year’s Auction Napa Valley raised nearly $12 million for local charities.

In the Wall Street Journal, Lettie Teague admits she’s not a fan of orange wines. (subscription req.)

In Decanter, Stephen Brook offers a deep dive into Alsace’s top riesling grand crus. (subscription req.)

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