Daily Wine News: New, Natural

Posted by | Posted in Wine News | Posted on 05-20-2020

In Wine Enthusiast, Jamie Goode ponders France’s new official natural wine certification. “Is certification needed? And do those that make natural wine actually want it?”

In Wine Spectator, Gillian Sciaretta talks to Scala Dei’s Ricard Rofes about achieving his dream job, rediscovering Garnacha, and learning to let the vineyards express themselves.

Elsewhere in Wine Spectator, Aaron Romano reports on the scene as Oregon wineries reopen to the public with new safety measures in place.

Bordeaux vintner Denis Durantou, owner of Château L’Église Clinet in Pomerol, has died at age 62 after a long illness, reports Suzane Mustacich.

Neal Martin remembers Denis Durantou in Vinous. “Pomerol will never quite be the same again.”

Business Insider highlights 15 virtual wine tastings hosted by wineries, experts, and winemakers.

In Wine-Searcher, W. Blake Gray explores Italy’s Terre di Pisa DOC.

In Grape Collective, Christopher Barnes talks with Jacques de Klerk about the evolution of winemaking in South Africa and the benefits of crafting site-specific wines.

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