Daily Wine News: Sulfites or No Sulfites?

Posted by | Posted in Wine News | Posted on 01-12-2021

Sulfites or no sulfites? In Decanter, Rupert Joy weighs the pros and cons of a sulfite-free approach to winemaker. “Ultimately, the decision about whether or not to add sulphites is about appetite for risk. “

Is there any chance mainstream wine writers will stop attacking natural wine on principle? Probably not, says Oliver Styles in Wine-Searcher.

Elsewhere in Wine-Searcher, James Lawrence looks ahead to what’s to come for wine in 2021.

In Wine Enthusiast, Sean P. Sullivan reports on the new round of wine tariffs—a 25% tariff to certain European wines—that are part of the Trump administration’s escalating trade war.

Julia Coney explores why small-format wine bottles are trending in VinePair.

In Grape Collective, Stefanie Harris looks at how grower producers in Champagne’s Aube region are leading the way towards a new set of traditions, ones based on sustainability and more individualized expressions of terroir.

Antonio Galloni highlights the “thrilling” wines from Napa Valley’s 2018 and 2019 vintages in Vinous.

Archaeologists have unearthed a wine and snack bar in the ash-buried Roman city of Pompeii, reports Collin Dreizen in Wine Spectator.

In Forbes, Jill Barth surveys the cultural implications of the pandemic.

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