Wine News: What I’m Reading the Week of 5/12/24

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.

California wine is in serious trouble
Indeed. But not sure Margins is the best poster-child for the boutique wineries of California.

Old Wine In Old Barrels
Jason Wilson makes the pilgrimage to Lopez de Heredia.

Why You Need More Pecorino in Your Life
Kathleen makes a compelling argument.

The Science of Rotundone in Wine
Feel the power.

Armenia: A wine lover’s guide
Lauren Mowery pens a brief guide.

‘Succession’ in Napa Valley: Family feud could tear apart this historic winery
Family means drama.

Serena Sutcliffe, wine’s original XX factor
Nice profile of a pioneer.

How to build wine cellar on a budget: Spain and Portugal
Jancis on ageable Iberian bargains.

There’s a simple solution to make wine more sustainable: sheep
A good idea, but it ain’t simple.

Why It’s Time for You to Reconsider Beaujolais
Because it’s damn good.

Champagne Laurent-Perrier awarded Royal Warrant
Truly the Champagne of kings, now…

Could this Swiss grape be the future of English still wine?
But how does it taste?

YouTube Is the Way to Attract Younger Audiences to Wine
An underutilized resource to be sure.

Can Glass Wine Bottles Become Carbon Neutral? Fueled by Renewables, Verallia Fires Up Breakthrough Electric Glass Furnace
The glass industry is doing the work. Now the wine industry needs to do it, too.

A wine matriarchy emerges in Napa
Nice profile of Robledos.

One TV episode convinced America to drink wine. What happened to the French Paradox?
It faded from cultural memory.

Sarah Jane Evans MW on why Spain is such a beguiling wine country
Strong arguments, Sarah.

António Madeira
A profile.

The Weight Of Wine
Industry sugar addicts.

Turning the Tables on Eric Guido
One of the Vinous team.

A New Direction for Wine & Spirits
Sad news.

Wait, the Cheapest Bottle on a Wine List Costs How Much Now?
A lot more than it used to.

Brazil’s main wine region devastated by flooding
Entire vineyards wiped off the face of the earth.

Chinese fraudster jailed for five years for bottling fake Lafite and Petrus
Great to see China cracking down on this.

The War on Wine
Why non-alc wine sucks.

Journey to the Center of the Mosel: a Nordic Perspective
A Norweigan goes south.

Wineries Get on the Seoul Train
I see what you did there.

What Wine Brands Could Learn From Aperol
It isn’t ALWAYS about storytelling, says Robert Joseph.

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