Hello, Happy New Year, 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.
Sea change: Tasting Veuve Clicquot Champagne aged underwater
Yuri Shima explores the depths.
Freeman Vineyards & Winery’s Akiko Freeman broke with Japanese tradition to make a mark in Wine Country
An accomplished producer.
Where Australian Pinot Noir reaches its pinnacle
Anne Krebiehl chooses her favorites.
How this slice of California’s Central Valley became an official wine region
Sara Schneider on the new Berryessa Gap.
A Pint of Wine? Britain Plans to Bring Back an Old-Fashioned Measure.
There’s no reason wine has to be 750ml.
Sweet Wine, Explained: Everything You Need to Know About the Delicious, Sugary Tipple
Fine Wine Withers on the Vine
What goes up…
The Wine World Mourns The Loss Of A Publishing Titan
RIP Andy Blue.
Why This Italian Bubbly Is the Wine World’s Best-Kept Secret
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Jancis offers to get in the ring with any machine taster.
Winery near Tokyo Offers Japan Wine with Variety Kept Secret for Half Year
Gamifying your wine club.
France Buys Back Bordeaux
From the Chinese, he means.
Port’s Adrenaline Man Keeps Moving
Van Zeller likes adrenaline.
The Blind Pricing Problem at Wine Bars Without Menus
Blind pricing is unfriendly to consumers.
Bolstering our sense of smell may reduce the risk of dementia
Keep smelling those wines!
Italy warns Britons to stop calling sparkling wine Prosecco
Prosecco follows in Champagne’s footsteps. Next thing you know, they’ll be suing people.
The man who invented luxury Champagne
An important tale, told well by Joe.
Q&A: Peter Mondavi Jr. on managing his family’s multigenerational wine business
More about wealth transfer than wine.
What Were Wine’s Biggest Deals of 2023?
A rundown of M&A.
A Look Back at 2023 – and Best Wishes for 2024
Meiningers does a year in review.
Slovenia, in Midstride
A nice primer.
2023: In Memoriam
Wine Spectator tallies up the dead.
New direction for Piper-Heidsieck
New Chef du Caves, new focus on quality.
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