Daily Wine News: Covered Labels

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In her column on Greek reds, Jancis Robinson highlights a unique challenge Greek wine faces: “Greek authorities, unlike any others I have come across, have decided that if they give any funds to a wine promotional activity, that activity has to be strictly for the country or region. Any identification of an individual wine, they have decreed, could be interpreted as promoting a brand…And apparently, when wine professionals are invited by Wines of Greece on an official trip, to the island of Santorini for example, any bottles opened for them have to be completely masked. What a logistical nightmare!”

Is Austrian sparkling wine finally on the rise? In Club Oenologique, Sophia Longhi explores the growing reputation for Austrian sekt.

Disease and structural inadequacies have put Italian wine producers on edge in the lead-up to the 2023 vintage. Davide Bortone shares his report in Wine-Searcher.

Dorothy Gaiter and John Brecher ponder the beauty of vacation wines in Grape Collective.

In Wine Enthusiast, Nils Bernstein offers tips for pairing wine with uni.

In Vinous, Rebecca Gibb compares recent Sancerre vintages.

In SevenFifty Daily, Emily Cappiello talks to industry experts about how to build a premium by-the-glass program that sells.

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