Daily Wine News: Energetic Generation

Posted by | Posted in Wine News | Posted on 06-20-2022


Savigny-lès-Beaune has long been dismissed, but longtime producers and an energetic newer generation is leading a quality revolution, reports Eric Asimov in the New York Times.

While tasting a range of sparkling wine in the Prosecco Hills, Club Oenologique contributor David Kermode gets better acquainted with the drier styles that are emerging triumphant among the top tier of the Italian fizz, Prosecco Superiore.

“Jim Clendenen, founder of Au Bon Climat, died in 2021. What has happened since, and what is the future direction of the winery?” asks Margaret Rand in Wine-Searcher. “It turns out that nothing has changed, and things will go on the same way. Move along, now. Nothing to see here.”

In Wine Enthusiast, Jim Gordon explores Anderson Valley. “This 15-mile-long valley and its surrounding hills, just 2.5 hours north of San Francisco, are both a paradise for growing wine grapes and a quiet, counter-culture community in which to live.”

Dave McIntyre highlights the natural wine boom in New York’s Lower East Side in the Washington Post.

In Grape Collective, Dorothy J. Gaiter and John Brecher experience “the world’s largest all-Texas wine list.”

Wall Street Journal’s Lettie Teague talks with Shelley Lindgren, the sommelier who championed southern Italian wines before they were on the radar stateside.

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