Daily Wine News: A Slow Summer

Posted by | Posted in Wine News | Posted on 09-02-2022

It’s been a slow tourism season in Napa and Sonoma, reports Jess Lander in the San Francisco Chronicle, who attributes “it to a number of factors, including the surge in international travel and inflation. The costs of gas, airfare and lodging are all on the rise. Wine tasting fees have also gotten more expensive in Napa and Sonoma counties.”

“Långmyre Vineri – a 10-acre vineyard on Gotland, with a collection of 26,000 vines. They are part of a small yet growing cohort of Swedish winemakers whose collective land area spans between 370 to 500 acres.” BBC looks at how a commercial winery located just below the arctic circle is taking advantage of warmer summers.

How does the fine wine market look as we head into a new quarter? Chris Mercer takes a look in Decanter.

In Meininger’s, Robert Joseph talks with Paul Mabray about what went wrong—and what went right—with Pix.

In Wine Enthusiast, Stacey Briscoe offers her thoughts on cannabis beverages.

In Wine-Searcher, W. Blake Gray reports on California’s 2022 vintage.

In the Wall Street Journal, Lettie Teague breaks down the benefits of decanting, and when you need to.

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