Posted by Wine News | Posted on 01-12-2017| Posted in
Ever tried a 14-year-old bottle of Charles Shaw Cabernet? In VinePair, Laura Burgess gets a taste of aged Two Buck Chuck and shares her thoughts. “This was a mellow, simple, pleasant red wine, something I imagine Carson serving the servants on Downton Abbey, but not the noble family upstairs.”
In Wine Spectator, Suzanne Mustacich on how Bordeaux winery buyers are seeing great potential in less-famous appellations and buying small estates. “Another attraction at smaller estates is innovation. No one wants to mess with a classified growth’s identity.”
“The Mount Veeder estate bought by the Tesseron family of Château Pontet-Canet in Bordeaux is to bottle its Napa wine under the name Pym-Rae. This is the name given to the vineyard…by the previous owner, the late actor Robin Williams,” reports Decanter.
Most enology graduates are women, so why aren’t there more women winemakers? James Lawrence explores the wine industry’s persistent sexism in Wine-Searcher.
In Vinous, Kelli White profiles Dick Steltzner, who was one of the key founders of Stags Leap.
WineFolly’s Madeline Puckette covers the six most prevalent “impact compounds” in wine.
Mike Veseth, the wine economist, explains what Brexit means for global wine markets.
Decanter rounds up images from the latest snowfall in Sicily.