Daily Wine News: Breaking Through

Posted by | Posted in Wine News | Posted on 06-01-2021

More women and younger consumers are breaking into the world of fine wine, reports Liz Thach in Forbes.

In the Washington Post, Dave McIntyre explores the importance of vineyard soil in the taste of wines. (subscription req.)

In Wine-Searcher, Caroline Henry explores the beauty of Champagne’s 2019 and 2020 vintages.

Wine Spectator talks to Regine Rousseau, the Chicago-based wine educator who has built a career teaching consumers how welcoming wine can be if you refuse to be intimidated.

“The single bottle of Grand Constance 1821 hammered for $30,000 last Saturday at the Cape Fine & Rare Wine Auction (CFRWA),” reports Robb Report. “Billed as a “true unicorn wine,” it’s believed to be one of only 12 remaining in the world.”

In the North Bay Business Journal, Jeff Quackenbush reports on how fires, the pandemic, and regulations are impacting California and Oregon wine-grape farming.

In VinePair, Vicki Denig on why you should be paying more attention to Carignan.

Premiere Napa Valley Wine Auction is back next week.

And in Wine Enthusiast, I highlight a crop of fortified rosés made by American winemakers.

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