Daily Wine News: Showcasing Scheurebe

Posted by | Posted in Wine News | Posted on 04-12-2021

A glass of Scheurebe.

In TRINK Magazine, Christoph Raffelt explores the history and future of Scheurebe. “Despite a rocky start, Scheurebe has become one of the most successful new German varieties. And since donning its new dry dress, it has earned itself a seat among the established aromatic grape varieties.”

According to Liza B. Zimmerman in Wine-Searcher, the Napa County Board of Supervisors (BOS) has committed to spend $42 million over a projected five-year period to prevent fires.

Jancis Robinson emphasizes the need to re-evaluate—and save—old vines.

In the Washington Post, Dave McIntyre looks at how pandemic supply chain issues have affected wine.

In Wine Spectator, Robert Camuto visits Giovanni Bigot. “This 48-year-old agronomist and researcher from northeastern Italy’s Friuli region has developed an intriguing 100-point scale for measuring the potential of vineyards to produce great and unique wines. In other words, he’s scoring terroir—overlaid with vineyard practices and the overall health of the grapes.”

Jeff Jenssen highlights three Croatian white wine grapes in Wine Enthusiast.

In the New York Times, Eric Asimov puts together a starter kit for aspiring wine lovers.

In Vinous, Neal Martin offers notes on recent vintages from South Africa.

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