Daily Wine News: Orange, Diversified

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Orange Glou in New York City.

In SevenFifty Daily, Rémy Charest has some advice for how to navigate the growing diversity of orange wine. “One reliable guidepost for determining the style of an orange wine is whether it is made from aromatic or non-aromatic grapes…With such stylistic diversity, lumping all orange wines together seems just as accurate as saying all Riesling is sweet. The way skin-macerated whites are categorized and presented should evolve to showcase style, variety and even terroir.”

Drought is already a challenge or this year’s French wine harvest, according to Vitisphere.

In Decanter, Rupert Joy reports on how Catalan producer Torres is experimenting with new innovations to tackle climate change in the vineyard.

Is Franken (Franconia) Germany’s most underrated wine region? TRINK says so.

When Gene Pierce and his partners opened Glenora Wine Cellars in 1977, it was the first winery on either side of Seneca Lake and one of just a handful in the Finger Lakes. Today the region is home to well over 100 wineries, and, as Don Cazentre reports, Pierce and partner Scott Welliver have put the 64-acre property up for sale for $10.8 million.

On JancisRobinson.com, Spanish wine specialist Ferran Centelles offers a guide to the wonders of Monastrell. (Paywall)

In VinePair, Katie Brown highlights sparkling red wines.

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