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.
To drink or not to drink?
Didn’t come with real recommendations, though.
Ancient Roman wine production may hold clues for battling climate change
Vintners swing for the trees.
Jancis Robinson on how the world of wine continues to evolve
Jancis, thoughtful as usual.
Can a Sommelier Be Sober?
Should More Restaurants Consider a Fully Domestic Wine List?
Savoie Has Cult Status Among Wine Pros. Here’s Why.
Because it’s good.
What will wine lovers drink in 2024?
Kathleen Wilcox asks around.
How to be a smarter, more adventurous wine drinker
Drink widely, says Dave McIntyre.
Why the World’s ‘Dullest White Wine’ Has the Most Bizarre Name
Now that’s a DOC I had never heard of.
Meet Maker Wine’s Cofounders Elevating Voices Of Female Winemakers
I remember them when they were just MBA students with an idea.
Can a bordeaux loyalist learn to love Italian wine?
Jancis at her most wry, here. A nice tale.
Thailand to abolish hefty import tariff on wine
When Hong Kong did this, it changed the wine world forever.
Is Washington Wine in Crisis?
Not according to most vintners.
Elaine Chukan Brown: ‘For an emerging region, success with a grape like Chardonnay proves tricky’
Virginia is giving it a go.
‘Underexploited for years’: why Turkish sparkling wines, made with rediscovered indigenous grapes, are winning fans
How to Define a Good Wine? It’s Complicated.
Eric Asimov picks this up and looks at it from all directions.
Can TikTok help future proof the wine trade?
Where eyeballs are, so goes the industry.
Austrian Wine: Redemption in a Rough Year
Stuart Pigott finds both roses and thorns.
Italian prisoners protest paltry Prosecco ration
Booze up and riot.
The Joys In Between
Pleasure before righteousness, says Nina Caplan.
Anthony Dias Blue, Whose Writing Elevated California Wines, Dies at 82
The NYT obit.
Treasury Wine Estates sued over Dracula wine
And the fangs come out.
Spraying Goodbye to Vineyard Chemicals
Wine’s Most Inspiring People 2024: Deborah Brenner — Making the Wine Business Safer and More Inclusive
Deborah does good work.
Seven Wine Trends in 2024
Felicity Carter prognosticates.
The Grower-Champagne Success Story that Never Happened
I think you need to look at this in the destination markets, not at point of production.
Wine’s Most Inspiring People 2024: Duff Bevill — Propelling Sustainability in Sonoma County and Beyond
Kathleen Wilcox profiles.
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