Daily Wine News: New Port Proposal

Posted by | Posted in Wine News | Posted on 11-12-2021

The Douro Valley. (Source: Wikipedia)

Albino Jorge Sousa, owner of Port estate Quinta da Boeira, has launched a bid to release young, premium quality Ports in the run-up to Christmas, three months after each harvest, but not everybody is so sure of the idea, reports Barnaby Eales in Decanter.

In Travel + Leisure, Danielle Bernabe highlights the crew of dynamic winemakers reviving centuries-old traditions just outside San Miguel de Allende in Mexico.

Don’t worry about the perfect food and wine pairings, says Rémy Charest in the Drop. “The joy of wine and food is in its infinite possibilities and combinations. It’s really about the journey, not the destination.”

Following last year’s minority investment in California’s Booker Vineyard, the corporation is exercising an option in the agreement to acquire the collection in full,” reports MaryAnn Worobiec. “Constellation’s portfolio now includes the brands Booker Vineyard, My Favorite Neighbor and Harvey & Harriet.”

In TRINK, Christopher Raffelt reports on the future of PIWI—short for Pilzwiderstandsfähige Rebsorten, which translates to fungus-resistant grape varieties—in Germany, Austria, Eastern Europe and elsewhere.

Earlier this week, the TTB named Arizona’s Verde Valley an American Viticultural Area (AVA).

In the Washington Post, Dave McIntyre offers some tips for pairing wine with Thanksgiving dinner. 

VinePair also has a list of Thanksgiving wines to buy this year.

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