Daily Wine News: Keg It

Posted by | Posted in Wine News | Posted on 08-30-2022

Kegged wines in a restaurant. (Flickr: Thomas Cizauskas)

Kegged wine has grown immensely over the past decade, reports Mark Stock in SevenFifty Daily, but today’s operating environment makes it even more attractive for restaurants and wine bars. “Why, then, does it seem like much of the fervor around wine on tap has died down over the past decade?…The main misconception? That only cheap wine goes to keg.”

Reuters reports from the Spanish wine harvest, where heatwaves are forcing an early harvest with nighttime picking.

In the San Francisco Chronicle, Esther Mobley explores Katie Rouse and Corinne Rich’s Birdhorse wines, chuggable wines from Sonoma that are “deceptively complex.”

In Club Oenologique, Nina Ferret presents the dozen most cellar-worthy producers and bluechip investments from the Rhône.

A Cambridge University study found that using smaller wine glasses led to a 6.5 percent decline in consumption among UK adults.

In Fortune, Stephanie Cain looks at how California wineries are using AI (and drones) to combat challenges brought on by climate change.

Jaime Brown highlights castles in wine regions around the world in Wine Enthusiast.

Wine & Spirits Magazine delves into crémants, Cavas and bubbles.

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