Posted by Wine News | Posted on 05-24-2017| Posted in
In the Sacramento Bee, Michael Dunne looks at the rise of canned wines, and finds the man with the largest collect of wine cans on the planet, according to Guinness World Records.
A new study has found that just one glass of wine or other alcoholic drink a day significantly raises the risk of breast cancer, reports Laurie McGinley in the Washington Post.
In Wine Spectator, James Laube remembers L. Pierce Carson, who chronicled the changes in the valley and wine industry at the Napa Valley Register. Carson died May 20 from gall bladder cancer; he was 76.
Wines & Vines covers California Polytechnic State University’s plans for a Center for Wine and Viticulture, “which will include a fully bonded winery as well as a separate building that will offer space for conferences as well as more classrooms and a sensory lab.”
In Wine Enthusiast, Anne Krebiehl MW explores the role yeast plays in fermentation, the risks involved and the debate over wild versus cultured yeast.
In Food & Wine, sommeliers weigh in on wine gimmicks and trends—from blue wine to rosé forties.
In Vinous, Stephen Tanzer checks in on the 2007 Napa Valley Cabernets. “Yes, the wines are ripe and powerful, but as they absorb their baby fat they are gaining in shape and definition. And they are evolving very slowly.”
In the Mercury News, Mary Orlin offers a primer on a grapevine’s bloom.