In SevenFifty Daily, Betsy Andrews highlights wine industry trends to watch in 2023, including the rise of hybrid and indigenous grapes, no- and low-alcohol wines, technology innovations and more.
Meanwhile, the Wall Street Journal’s Lettie Teague talks about the wine trends from 2022 she’d like to leave behind, including advent calendars and natural wine.
Meredith Heil explores the creativity of Québec’s natural wine scene in Thrillist. “Québec may be home to only 138 wineries and counting (for context, British Columbia claims upwards of 300, while California alone has 4,200); but it is quietly making a play for North America’s most inventive viticultural landscape.”
Caroline Henry looks at how inflation is affecting Champagne prices in Wine-Searcher. “Between July and November, the median price of a bottle of non-vintage Champagne in the US has risen by $2.50 a bottle (4 percent), the second-largest jump over a four-month period in the past 10 years, as inflation digs its claws into everything.”
In the San Francisco Chronicle, Esther Mobley tastes a lot of Trader Joe’s sparkling wines and picks the best ones to buy for New Year’s Eve.
Caroline Pardilla shares a few Champagne alternatives for the New Year in Imbibe.
In the Washington Post, Dave McIntyre recommends a few nonalcoholic wines.
Brian Freedman delves into ice wine in Food & Wine.
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