Daily Wine News: Winner Takes All

Posted by | Posted in Wine News | Posted on 04-18-2023

A vineyard in Mendocino County.Mike Veseth, the wine economist, looks at the story of Mendocino wine. “It isn’t a new wine region — quite the opposite! But, sitting just north of the bright lights shining on the Napa and Sonoma valleys, Mendocino has suffered from the downside of the winner-take-all situation.”

A lavish ancient Roman winery was found during an excavation at the ruins of Villa of the Quintilii near Rome. Charlotte Higgins has the details in the Guardian.

In Grape Collective, Michael Longshore talks with Pierre Gayrard about the native varietals of Gaillac, the terroir of the region, and his foray into the world of orange winemaking.

Sumac Ridge Estate Winery, the first estate winery in British Columbia, closes its doors.

Wine production in the Canadian province of British Columbia could be halved this year following a prolonged cold snap in December, Wines of British Columbia said.

For Meininger’s, Robert Joseph interview Kylie Minogue about her pink Prosecco brand.

In the Financial Times, Dan Einav reviews Drops of God, a new Apple TV series about wine.

Stacy Briscoe delves into the less-common descriptors associated with Chardonnay in Wine Enthusiast.

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