Daily Wine News: Napa’s Role Model

Daily Wine News: Napa’s Role Model


Cathy Corison (Corison Winery)

Cathy Corison (Corison Winery)

Betsy Andrews profiles Napa Valley’s Cathy Corison in SevenFifty Daily. “…All this makes Corison a role model. She’s characteristically humble about it, but she’s lived in a way that few in the corporate-financed world of Napa wine have—by her convictions and her own palate.”

According to the Drinks Business, half of Champagne Roederer’s estate is now biodynamic, with all the grapes for its prestige cuvée, blanc de blancs and rosé now farmed according to this practice.

On WineBusiness.com, Kerana Todorov explores the benefits of growing organic, part of a recent discussion at the 2018 Organic Winegrowing Conference.

Hermitage stalwart Jean-Louis Chave is entering a new phase with his St.-Joseph project. Wine Spectator’s James Molesworth checks in.

Is wine more like spinach or ice cream? For anyone wanting to market wine to consumers, the answer is critical, says Robert Joseph in Meininger’s.

Stephen Tanzer offers notes on a vertical tasting of Randy Dunn’s Howell Mountain Cabernet Sauvignon from 1979-2014 in Vinous.

Roger Morris goes searching for value in Burgundy in Beverage Media.

In Wine & Spirits Magazine, Stephanie Johnson tours Franciacorta.

…And apparently blue wine is back in the news.



Source : http://www.terroirist.com/2018/08/daily-wine-news-napas-role-model/