Daily Wine News: The Spotted Lanternfly Invasion

Spotted lanterfly

Spotted lanterfly

In SevenFifty Daily, Joseph Hernandez reports on how the spotted lanternfly, an invasive insect, is decimating Pennsylvania vineyards and may soon spread to other states.

Elsewhere in SevenFifty Daily, Amanda Barnes breaks down sherry’s new regulations, which will permit nonfortified wines in some subregions and allow for greater diversity.

The California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) will open an investigation of Amazon after a story by Wine-Searcher revealed Amazon is flouting the conditions of its liquor license in Los Angeles.

Put down the hard seltzer, says Elin McCoy in Bloomberg, and drink these easy-drinking wines instead.

In Wine Enthusiast, Rémy Charest explores Cinsault’s fresh new look in wine regions in South Africa, California, Australia, and Lebanon.

Alder Yarrow charts the rise of canned wine on JancisRobinson.com. (subscription req.)

In Decanter, Katie Kelly Bell offers a guide to Napa Valley’s top organic wineries to visit.


Source : http://www.terroirist.com/2019/08/daily-wine-news-the-spotted-lanternfly-invasion/