Hello, and welcome to my weekly roundup of the wine stories that I find of interest on the web. I post them to my magazine on Flipboard, but for those of you who aren’t Flipboard-inclined, here’s everything I’ve strained out of the wine-related muck for the week.
Jura Winery’s Assets Seized
Sort of a shocking story.
One-time ‘peasant wine’ gains traction in Oregon
A promiscuous peasant grape.
Dry whites in Jerez.
Dry Douro Wines Are Challenging Port’s Status as King of the Valley
Douro is on fire.
British Champagne? The U.K.’s wine industry is an unlikely winner as its European peers reel from extreme weather
Ahem, British Fizz.
Why don’t wine drinkers want what’s fashionable?
Not easy enough?
Bollywood Movies Are Having a Wine Renaissance
Cue the dance number.
The New Bargains in Beaujolais
Or more like, remaining, bargains.
‘Wine counterfeits will continue to be a problem,’ says Maureen Downey
As long as there’s money in it.
France raises wine output estimate, regains top producer spot
First time in a while France has made the most wine.
Take It From Us — Plan a Trip to English Wine Country Before It Gets Too Instagram-friendly
Food & Wine suggests visits.
Some Of The Oldest Cabernet Sauvignon Vines In The Wine World Are Being Released In A Single Vineyard Bottling
Chile focuses on old vines.
7 Superyachts With Wine Cellars That Would Make Everyone in Napa Jealous
Because, you know, lifestyles of the super-rich…
Winemaking in the War Zone: An Oenophile’s Trip Through Ukraine
Just had my first Ukranian wine the other day. Not bad!
What if Wine and Cider Had a Baby?
It’s a thing, for sure.
Why this may be ‘best start’ to Wine Country harvest in 50 years
Well, it started a while ago, but for many it ain’t over.
Profiles in Wine: Ryme Cellars’ assistant winemaker a quiet force
Go Matt Crutchfield.
How Neurons Help Decipher Wine Aromas and Other Scents
Still figuring this smell thing out.
Champagne Battles to Fix Worker Conditions
So much progress left to make.
The Industry-Threatening Spanish Crisis Nobody is Talking About
Smashing truckloads of sparkling wine.
South African Winemakers’ Wet Winter Gets Worse With Devastating Rain and Flooding
The definition of a tough vintage.
MW reveals horrors wreaked by Hamas on Israeli wine trade
How Has War Impacted Israel’s Wine Harvest? A Time of Fear and Pain
Vineyards of the future will produce more than wine
Byproducts = products.
The Verdicchio Renaissance
Love me some Verdicchio.
Fire and rain
Not just South Africa.
Down to Zero: Ignoring neo-Prohibitionists Could Prove Dangerous to the Wine Industry
Ignore at your peril.
Jamie Goode: How much of a threat is the New Prohibitionist Movement?
Great peril, says he.
Winemakers are using lighter bottles to go green
A good thing.
Why a lack of business leaders is letting our industry down
The Science of Lees Aging
What happens in that bottle.
Longtime Joseph Swan Vineyards winemaker at a crossroads
A mentor to countless Sonoma winemakers.
Michael Wangbickler on wine’s major marketing challenges
A guy worth listening to.
Watchdog Slams EU Wine Spending
Not really treating regions the same.
Exclusive: Closing doors for Oddbins
What a shame. I bought my first bottles of wine there.
Winery’s Lawsuit Against Napa County Scheduled for Trial in Late January
This will be interesting to watch.
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