Posted by Wine News | Posted on 09-26-2017| Posted in
“Even if the list at a fine-dining or high-end establishment isn’t completely comprised of natural wine, to include it at all demonstrates a willingness to explore and an awareness of the times.” Sommelier Amanda Smeltz makes an argument for natural wines in fine dining in SevenFifty Daily.
“My tastes in wine (like my tastes in everything else) are a hard-to-describe mix of the homespun and the highbrow.” In GQ, David Chang explores his passion for white Burgundy. “Winemakers in this region are some of the world’s most heartfelt, intuitive craftsmen.”
In Decanter, Andrew Jefford talks to Brigitte Jeanjean about the rise of France’s fourth largest wine group, AdVini, and tastes its Languedoc wines.
Wine Spectator’s Robert Camuto talks with Paolo Caciorgna, “the acclaimed Tuscan enologist who makes wines for stellar estates like Montalcino’s Altesino and La Serena as well as for music stars Sting and Andrea Bocelli,” about making wine on the small vineyard he purchased on Mount Etna.
In Vinous, David Schildknecht offers a preview of the 2017 vintage in Austria and Germany.
Jamie Goode launches a new report, English Sparkling Wine Report 2017. “I thought that it would be useful to gather all my notes together in one place, and attempt to try to capture a snapshot of where things are.”
Wine & Spirits Magazine announces its list of Top Wineries of 2017.
For the first time ever, the Wine Advocate gave 90 points to a New Jersey wine. Food & Wine has the details on the wine, from William Heritage Vineyards.