Daily Wine News: Chilean Carmenère

Carmenère. (Wikimedia)

In Wine Enthusiast, Amanda Barnes charts Chilean Carmenère’s rise and fall and rise again. “Since its shocking discovery in 1994, the Carmenère grape has experienced a challenging adolescence that featured U-turns in style and production. In recent years, Chilean Carmenère has flourished as winemakers have gained a mastery of this unique variety that deserves attention.”

Eric Asimov lists a dozen reasons to drink Beaujolais (if anyone needs more of them) in the New York Times.

In SevenFifty Daily, Erik Segelbaum looks at the new financials of running a restaurant wine program.

Fires on the US West Coast have wineries worried, but so far they are avoiding the worst, reports W. Blake Gray in Wine-Searcher.

In Food & Wine, Noël Burgess profiles NBA star CJ McCollum, who owns 200 vineyard acres in Oregon.

Maria C. Hunt highlights cool wine caves to tour in Napa Valley in Eater.

BBC explores how climate change is changing wine.

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