Daily Wine News: The Half-Bottle Hero

Posted by | Posted in Wine News | Posted on 06-21-2022

Is it the half bottle’s time to shine? Madison Kircher says so in VinePair. “There’s also none of the self-imposed guilt I often feel when opening a bottle half the contents of which will end up later running down my sink drain. Similarly, I don’t feel the pressure to drink more than I would otherwise want to in an attempt to curb waste. The humble vessel is as functional as it is cute.”

On his blog Alder Yarrow explores the “simply delicious” Savoie wines of Bruno Lupin. “While simplicity is clearly a guiding principle, that doesn’t mean Lupin doesn’t like to experiment.”

On JancisRobinson.com, Elaine Chukan Brown says to seek out 2019 Anderson Valley Pinots.

The time to buy and drink Chinon is now, says Wink Lorch in the Drop.

California vintner Bill Foley is bolstering his company’s presence in Napa Valley with a deal to purchase Silverado Vineyards from the Disney Miller family, reports Wine Spectator. The purchase price is estimated to be north of $150 million.

In Wine Enthusiast, Carrie Honaker pens a short essay about how breast cancer changed her relationship with wine.

Elsewhere in Wine Enthusiast, Matt Kettmann talks to California winemakers about their dedication to surfing and balance.

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