Daily Wine News: Farewell to Foil?

Posted by | Posted in Wine News | Posted on 01-24-2023

An EU law that states that the necks on bottles of bubbly must be sheathed in foil may be axed by the end of the year in a move that could save producers money on every bottle, reports Sarah Neish in the Drinks Business.

In Decanter, Andy Howard MW takes a deep dive into Bouchard Père & Fils and tastes some of the wines from the domaine’s premier cru vineyards which surround Beaune that are often overlooked.

In Grape Collective, Matthew Horkey provides an overview of Croatia’s Komarna wine region, which he describes as “the Mosel meets the Douro meets the Adriatic Sea.”

In the Robb Report, Mike DeSimone and Jeff Jenssen share notes from a tasting through 161 years of Rioja’s Herederos del Marqués de Riscal.

Rick Noack reports on Dry January in France in the Washington Post.

In the Oregonian, Michael Alberty profiles Bee and Ross Maloof of Maloof Wines.

Josh Raynolds delves into Gigondas in Vinous. “Gigondas wines can show distinct elegance, even complexity on the young side, which is a big part of their appeal compared to quite a few of their neighbors.”

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