Wine producers have been complaining that bottles have been getting more difficult, and expensive, to source. Could using lighter bottles help alleviate this? Jancis Robinson takes a look at the possibilities.
In VinePair, Roger Morris explores California’s North Coast, where blends abound. “The six counties that make up the sprawling, official North Coast wine region — Napa, Sonoma, Mendocino, Lake, Solano, and Marin counties that encompass about 60 smaller subregions — is a paradise for winemakers who love to produce both varietal and generic blends from various sources.”
In Wine Enthusiast, Michael Alberty talks to a handful of Oregon winemakers about their dry farming approach.
Daou Family Estates in Paso Robles, owned and operated by brothers Daniel and Georges Daou, has purchased land in the Val d’Orcia region of southern Tuscany, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Brianne Cohen has the details in Decanter.
For Somm TV, L.M. Archer explains why carbon sequestration is important for the wine industry.
Grape Collective talks to Gualtiero Crea of Les Granges — in the village of Nus near the town of Aosta — about how the wines of Valle d’Aosta are unique and the region’s alpine landscape, climate, and culture.
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