Daily Wine News: Whodunnit?


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The Court of Master Sommeliers, Americas has issued a press release with updates regarding retests for candidates affected by the exam that was voided due to cheating.

And Wine-Searcher is asking the question we all want to know the answer to: Who Leaked the Somms’ Wine List?

“Since the big châteaux enjoy an oligopoly, will anything persuade them to leave their luxurious echo chamber and engage a new generation of drinkers? What could a top growth even offer a young drinker—not pét-nat, obvi, but also not the generic cheap wines many have produced—that feels relevant?” In Punch, Jon Bonné reflects on Bordeaux’s problems.

In VinePair, Tim McKirdy asks: “Is it time to change the way we talk about wine?”

In Food & Wine, Maria Yagoda profiles Cha McCoy, a civil engineer-turned-wine expert who hosts casual wine-pairing dinners around the world that are informative, inclusive, and snob-free.

In Vinous, Neal Martin explores Philippe Gayral’s Vins Doux Naturels

In Wine Spectator, Peter D. Meltzer reports on the results of recent rare wine auctions.

In Wine Enthusiast, Roger Voss on why Chablis is the purest chardonnay.

In Grape Collective, Valerie Kathawala profiles Austrian winemaker Bernhard Ott.

In Meininger’s, Robert Joseph on “the bourbonization of wine.”



Source : http://www.terroirist.com/2018/10/daily-wine-news-whodunnit/