Daily Wine News: A Wild Clash

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Andrew Jefford falls for Chardonnay from the Niagara region in Decanter. “I like them so much not because they are made from Chardonnay, but because these are, for me, the more refined and most gastronomically adaptable of Ontario’s wines, and because they taste most ‘Niagara’. If you’re an icewine addict, you may disagree – and it’s true that drinking icewine is like tasting and swallowing a wild clash of seasons. But Chardonnay, somehow, is the grand serenity of the place.”

Does Gamay have a future in South Africa? One winemaker thinks so. Eloise Feilden has the story in the Drinks Business.

Nola Peterson explores how a select batch of wine survived a Russian missile strike and became a symbol of Ukrainian resistance.

In the San Francisco Examiner, Carmela Guaglianone delves into the history of Napa Valley vineyards during Prohibition, and how medicinal wine helped keep the industry alive.

In Food & Wine, Caroline Hatchett shares a New York City wine secret: Harry’s, a Wall Street mainstay with collector and auction-worthy wines from Bordeaux, Burgundy and more on its wine list.

Jamie Goode offers notes from a Pinot Noir taste-off with wines from New Zealand and Australia.

In the Buyer, Mike Turner explains why blending is key to the wines of Bordeaux.

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