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.
Scoop: Uber shutting down alcohol delivery service Drizly
That’s big news. And likely bad for consumers.
Profiles in wine: Jackson Family Wines’ cellar worker breaking barriers
This surprising wine style disguises red as white
This Remote Arts Mecca Near Marfa Is Texas’s Latest Wine Destination
Because the lights got boring?
Why Napa Valley Is for White-Wine Lovers, Too
And not just Chardonnay.
The Italian Prison Where Wine Changes Lives
This story surfaces every 4 or 5 years. But it’s still a good one.
Wine’s Most Inspiring People 2024: Krista Chaich — Architect of Change in Temecula Wine Country
Working on a revolution.
France No Longer Defines Global Wine Culture. Can It Adapt?
We hope so.
Wine’s Most Inspiring People 2024: Remi Cohen — Supporting Employees as a Mentor and Role Model
Filling very big shoes and reshaping them her own way.
9 Grapes to Help You Understand Armenian Wine
All of them, tasty.
Lafite Rothschild owner seals William Fèvre deal in Chablis
The Baron goes shopping.
Labeling Laws Another Challenge for Wine
US will have to adapt.
The Rise of Nordic Wine
Not just from grapes.
Great Britain Just Had Its Largest Ever Wine Vintage. The Implications Could Be Huge.
Maybe, just maybe, the prices will come down?
Wine was my poison. Now it’s my sober passion
Plenty of sober people do this professionally.
15 Winemakers to Watch in 2024
A very interesting list.
Prosecco by Any Other Name
Wink Lorch on the long and the short of it.
1929 book on black grapes sheds fascinating light on the history of California wine
Randy reads for us.
Can Thor save Australian Wine?
A very cutting, and (sadly) insightful commentary. Some great one-liners in here.
Australia’s Wine Swimming Pool
Felicity’s reports on industry discussions.
A young voice on the language of wine.
Tim Wildman on being the world’s most disruptive MW
The man has some serious hustle and some great ideas.
Richard Shotton: use simple story telling to sell yourself & your brands
Richard Siddle talks with a behavioral science expert.
Argentine wineries up in arms against 8% export duties
Tough times in Argentina.
Burgundy 2022 en primeur: Larger crop may benefit buyers
Yes, but will prices drop?
Best Michigan Riesling: Top bottles to try
If you haven’t you should try them.
The rising stars of Brunello di Montalcino
Italy’s Alpine wine: exploring South Tyrol
A regional guide for wine tourists.
15 Sonoma Winemakers You Need to Know in 2024
A fun list.
What If Every New Year Is the Hottest on Record? Spanish Winemakers Confront Drought Conditions
THAT is one of the most important questions the wine industry has to answer.
Wine’s Most Inspiring People 2024: Sharon Horton — The Generational Leader the Virginia Wine Industry Needs
A generous leader.
Devil’s Advocate: Could Prohibition Make a Comeback?
Some are gonna try.
Thailand Slashes Taxes on Wine
When Hong Kong did this, it changed the wine world forever.
A rough year for wine makers in the Okanagan might be getting worse
A polar vortex is no friend to grapevines.
Does a sustainable wine bottle really exist?
Kathleen Wilcox explores the possibilities.
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