Wine News: What I’m Reading the Week of 6/23/24

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.

Sonoma County fire threatens dozens of wineries in historic region
Under control at this point. But this was something we were all watching this past week.

Research Shows Wine Enhances the Impact of the Mediterranean Diet
Can we have a few dozen more studies like this, please?

The Story Behind the American Wine Crisis
Tina Caputo tackles the complexities.

Andrew Jefford: ‘The suggestion: Different wines leave you in different altered states’
Fun dinner conversations.

This winemaking power couple just bought a remarkable California vineyard
It’s a great vineyard.

Are Reusable Wine Bottles Becoming a Real Movement? 60 Oregon Wineries to Adopt Revino’s Refillable Bottles
A great start.

Flash Sale Frenzy: The Controversial Strategy Reshaping China’s Wine Market
Surprised it took this long.

Areni Global’s Pauline Vicard on the future of wine – and wine lists
A brief chat with Pauline.

If You Love South African Wine, This Safari Is for You
I wouldn’t choose my safari based on the wine, but it’s a nice side benefit.

Seriously, Boxed Wine Is Really Good Now
Boxed wine in the Robb Report? What will they think of next?

Australian Wine Finds its Feet in China
Back on its feet.

The future of the Korean wine market is all about premium
Korea and everyone else.

Nobel Prize Nominee Explains How California Wine Industry Helped Her Create ‘Roots Of Peace’
Mines to vines.

Commandaria: Revival of the ancient ways
Longest running wine.

Never A False Note
When Wojciech talks about music (or wine), I listen.

The Judgment of London: Honors and pleasures shared
Anne offers her thoughts.

Italy’s wine production fell 17% in 2023
A rough vintage for some.

How wineries are getting in cash-rich youngsters
Big chunks of gold, apparently….

RdV: building a cult wine in Thomas Jefferson’s backyard
Nice profile by Jane Anson (made free to read after recent acquisition news).

Football player finds his passion in winemaking, lands role at award-winning Calistoga winery
A profile of Derek Baljeu.

Remembering a giant of winemaking in California and beyond
Dave McIntyre on Warren Winiarski.

Devil’s Advocate: Change the Way You Select New Employees
Robert Joseph speaks the truth here.

Why cats are a vintner’s best friend
Great article. If I was a winegrower I’d have me some cats and some owls for sure.

Why Barolo Bros Get Barbaresco All Wrong
Fantastic article by Jason Wilson.

Oldest wine ever discovered in liquid form found in urn with Roman remains
Full-bodied…. get it? First example of an ancient wine I WOULDN’T drink.

Rethinking the Term ‘Neo-Prohibition’
A look at the history.

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