Posted by Wine News | Posted on 02-20-2018| Posted in
“Mountain wine regions are complex for a reason: their topographical challenges have meant, through most of history, that they were a series of little kingdoms and fiefdoms, clinging on to specialities and traditions which reflect, with some fidelity, precise and highly contrastive local conditions. Savoie is no exception…” Andrew Jefford celebrates the Jacquère-based wines of Savoie in Decanter.
In SevenFifty Daily, GuildSomm’s Kevin Begos delves into the science behind ancient wine, and looks at the hi-tech tools used to learn about winemaking methods of the past.
Wine-Searcher talks with Dorothy Gaiter and John Brecher about their concept, Open That Bottle Night.
Grape growers report early Napa County bud break, reports Henry Lutz in the Napa Valley Register.
Variety reports on the buzz about the natural wine documentary, “Wine Calling.” ““Natural wine is to wine today what rock was to music in the ’60s and ’70s…It’s a wild, radically enthusiastic approach to agriculture and winemaking. And you can’t help but fall in love with these winemakers and the wine they make, they fill you up with hope and happiness.”
David Williams writes about the wine selections included in Salvador Dalí’s surreal wine book in the Guardian.
In Forbes, Tom Mullen looks at the distinctive wines created by volcanic soil.
Source : http://www.terroirist.com/2018/02/daily-wine-news-mountain-wines/