Daily Wine News: Ruchè’s Return

Posted by | Posted in Wine News | Posted on 11-24-2020

In Wine Spectator, Robert Camuto profiles Luca Ferraris, owner of Vigna del Parroco vineyard in Piedmont, who was inspired by Randall Grahm to revive Ruchè.

In Wine-Searcher, Oliver Styles considers the world of wine kegs. “It’s astonishing how much importance we invest in tradition when it comes to wine… When you talk to people about alternatives to wine bottles, you’re either a fringe revolutionary or some sort of prehensile luddite. Put wine…in a keg? Shakes head, walks away.”

In Wine Enthusiast, Céline Bossart remembers and honors her late father, who died from lymphoma at the height of the pandemic, with a touching essay about drinking and learning about wine together.

On JancisRobinson.com, Alder Yarrow looks at the growing number of Latinx-owned wineries. (subscription req.)

In Wine & Spirits Magazine, Joshua Green remembers legendary port producer, James Symington. J’nai Gaither also reflects on Symington’s impact in Wine Enthusiast.

Emily Campeau wants Müller-Thurgau to get more love in TRINK. “As Germany’s most planted variety once upon a time and its second-most planted today, it is statistically improbable that all wines made of Müller-Thurgau are terrible. The variety’s ubiquity alone, then and now, speaks volumes.”

VinePair shares an excerpt from Wildsam’s latest book about Napa & Sonoma, featuring guidance from trusted locals and wine experts.

The Drinks Business looks at Covid-19 cases in the world’s top wine producing countries. The U.S., unsurprisingly, leads the way with the highest number of cases.

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