Daily Wine News: Still Life

Posted by | Posted in Wine News | Posted on 04-01-2021

A wave of new releases from some of Champagne’s most famous houses—and growers—is shifting attention away from the region’s fizz and on to its still wines. In Club Oenologique, Essi Avellan MW explores the world of Coteaux Champenois

“South Africa is the world’s eighth-largest producer of wine, behind Chile, but ahead of Germany. Almost half of its production was exported in 2019, but exports also ground to a halt last summer, with a five-week ban.” Elna Schutz reports on how South Africa’s pandemic-related bans on alcohol sales have affected the country’s wine industry for BBC News.

In Food & Wine, Jaime Brown explores the native Italian rosas represented by the new Rosautoctono Italian Wine Institute.

Alder Yarrow tells the story behind Nomen, a new wine brand aimed to tackle two issues: women’s empowerment and sustainability.

Mike Veseth, the wine economist, looks back on Armenia’s deep wine roots and ahead to its future.

In VinePair, Evan Rail looks at how drinks producers are defining “craft” around the world.

Antonio Galloni offers his notes on the Bordeaux 2018 vintage in Vinous.

In Wine Enthusiast, Nicholas DeRenzo offers advice on how to pair wine with plant-based proteins.

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