Daily Wine News: Major Moves

Posted by | Posted in Wine News | Posted on 03-24-2023

After more than 17 years producing some of Tuscany’s most renowned wines in Bolgheri, Ornellaia winemaker Axel Heniz is going back to Bordeaux. Lawrence Wine Estates has hired Heinz to serve as CEO of Château Lascombes, reports Wine Spectator. (Partners Gaylon Lawrence and Carlton McCoy purchased the Margaux second growth six months ago.)

Champagne’s largest cooperative group, Terroirs et Vignerons de Champagne (TEVC) – which owns Nicolas Feuillatte – looks set to acquire Champagne Henriot, reports the Drinks Business.

In the San Francisco Chronicle, Esther Mobley looks at how potential frost this weekend could affect California vineyards.

At the Unified Wine and Grape Symposium, Jeff Bitter, president of Allied Grape Growers, said that in order for the industry to be healthy again, growers should pull out 30,000 acres of vineyards.

For Wine Business, Robin Shreeves highlights the importance of wine brands marketing their sustainability efforts online.

In Vinous, Eric Guido explores the wine quality surge taking place across the Veneto.

In the Washington Post, Dave McIntyre recommends a few kosher wines.

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