Daily Wine News: Price vs. Quality

Posted by | Posted in Wine News | Posted on 04-30-2021

In the New York Times, Eric Asimov explores the correlation between a wine’s price and quality. “While I can easily gather a dozen $30 bottles that will be exponentially more interesting wines than the same number of $10 bottles, I would have a hard time doing the reverse… The relationship of price to quality in wine is tricky for many reasons. Among them: Who wants to spend more money than necessary on anything?”

Also in the New York Times, Eric Asimov looks ahead to the next Wine School: Txakolina.

As vineyards get hotter, are growers on the right track chasing smaller yields? James Lawrence takes a look at the impact of climate change in Wine-Searcher.

In Club Oenologique, Panos Kakaviatos offers first notes on Bordeaux 2020.

In the Buyer, Justin Keay talks to three Australian winemakers about how they’re handling the major crises of 2020 and 2021.

In Wine Enthusiast, Olatunji Olaigbe celebrates the tradition of palm wine in Nigerian cultures.

David Schildknecht offers his notes on Rheingau and Mittelrhein 2018s in Vinous.

The Oregon Wine Press remembers “Willamette Valley legend” Bob McRitchie.

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