Posted by Wine News | Posted on 01-26-2017| Posted in
Jon Bonné on “the new-new California chardonnay” in Punch. “…today’s third wave: wines made with ripe but not overripe fruit, often fermented in barrels but coaxed toward an innate richness and distinction, showing savory aspects without trying to copy Burgundy.”
“It’s time to bone up on the latest must-know: the “dirty” side of wine,” says Elin McCoy in Bloomberg. “Soil type is the latest way to classify wines… More and more bottles are highlighting their rock roots right on the bottle as well.”
Wine Folly highlights the lesser known wine regions within the North Coast that aren’t Napa Valley or Sonoma Valley.
Jason Jacobeit of NYC’s Bâtard talks about navigating a tight Burgundy market in Wine & Spirits Magazine.
In Wine Spectator, Lynn Alley looks at the possibilities for California winegrowers to harness water and store it for future use by using underground aquifers.
After its Yellow Tail moment, Australian wines went from being some of the world’s most sought-after to the hardest to sell. Now, signs of a recovery are emerging, according to Lettie Teague in the Wall Street Journal.
The Drinks Business reports that China is now Australia’s great wine hope.
In Wine-Searcher, Claire Adamson takes a critical look at the scores from the 1976 Judgment of Paris.