Daily Wine News: Franciacorta’s Future

Posted by | Posted in Wine News | Posted on 05-06-2022

It’s been lauded by critics and somms for decades, so why aren’t Franciacorta’s sparkling wines more widely popular? Tom Hyland explores the region in Wine-Searcher. “As worldwide sales figures for Franciacorta have noticeably improved over the past 10 years, from 12 million bottles in 2012 to 20.7 million in 2021, Brescianini and his fellow producers can be proud of their consistent refinement in quality and style. Now the fine tuning of marketing is the next goal…”

In the Washington Post, Dave McIntyre looks at how California’s “class of 1972” wineries continue to raise the bar.

Sophia McDonald reports on how the glass bottle shortage and other supply chain issues are affecting Northwest wineries.

In the New York Times, Eric Asimov explores Spanish white wines that look both to history and the future.

In Imbibe Magazine, Elaine Chukan Brown shares what excites her about the future of wine.

In Food & Wine, Nina Caplan offers a wine lover’s guide to Porto.

Alejandro Iglesias offers a 2022 Argentina harvest update in Decanter.

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