Daily Wine News: Grey Poupon Wine

Posted by | Posted in Wine News | Posted on 10-06-2021

Famed Dijon mustard producer Grey Poupon has released a white wine that is infused with Grey Poupon mustard seeds, along with honeysuckle.

Italian winemakers have increasingly relied on migrant workers for the autumn harvest, but travel restrictions and soaring wage costs are pushing many to turn to machines. Ian Lovett has the story in the Wall Street Journal. (subscription req.)

Wine Spectator columnist Robert Camuto has a new book out, South of Somewhere: Wine, Food and the Soul of Italy, which chronicles a variety of emerging wine scenes in Southern Italy in the 21st century. He shares more about the book in a piece for Wine Spectator.

In Wine Enthusiast, Jacopo Mazzeo reports on how European winemakers are reconsidering still and fortified wines amid climate change.

New federal law makes aid available for North Coast vintners who suffered smoke taint loss in 2020.

The 2019 vintage in Burgundy was extraordinary, but the premier cru bottles are beyond the budget of most wine drinkers, says Lettie Teague in the Wall Street Journal, who goes searching for white Burgundies that offer a taste of a very good year at an affordable price point. (subscription req.)

Prices of Beaujolais nouveau are set to soar, according to Vitisphere.

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