Daily Wine News: Climate Change

Posted by | Posted in Wine News | Posted on 09-15-2020

In VinePair, Jess Lander reports on how California winemakers are challenging the status quo and producing a more intense and refined style of Cabernet Sauvignon from significantly cooler sites, which may also fare better — or at least longer — in the face of climate change.

In the Oregonian, Jeff Manning shares the evacuation story of Washington County winery Ruby Vineyard & Winery—and how they’ve seen climate change drastically in recent years.

Alia Akkam reports on how wine auctions are pivoting to the virtual world—and doing so quite profitably—in SevenFifty Daily.

A 2,600-year-old wine “factory” was recently unearthed in Lebanon, according to reports in National Geographic.

In Grape Collective, Dorothy Gaiter and John Brecher talk to human rights lawyer Angela Scott about her journey to becoming the first Black Master of Wine.

Spain has been hard-hit by coronavirus, reports Gillian Sciaretta in Wine Spectator, but vintners are adapting to rebuild businesses and keep workers safe.

Wine auctions are very specific and special in Germany, and this year’s are just about to start, says Jancis Robinson, with a Covid-induced difference.

Lauren Mowery looks at the many faces of Zinfandel in Wine Enthusiast.

And in other news: Taco Bell is now selling its own custom wine.

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