In VinePair, Chasity Cooper surveys the emerging Southern wine scene. “While the South might not be home to America’s most famous wine growing regions, it has another homegrown asset: the art and culture of hospitality.”
In the Washington Post, Dave McIntyre reports on Warren Winiarski’s most recent honor: “…the Smithsonian awarded Winiarski, whose name means “from wine” or “from the winemaker” in Polish, its James Smithson Bicentennial Medal in a ceremony Nov. 21 at Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars, in a room overlooking the vineyard that produced the winning wine. He is the first winemaker to receive the medal, which honors people for contributions to American art and culture.
How good is Château Lafite Rothschild’s Chinese wine, Long Dai? Elin McCoy gets a taste in Bloomberg.
In the New York Times, Eric Asimov recommends 2019’s best books on wine and cider.
Jessica Dupuy also suggests a few wine and spirits books for holiday gift giving in Forbes.
Jancis Robinson shares her recommendations for 35 festive reds to drink this holiday season.
In Wine Enthusiast, Charlie Friedmann explores aged sake.
Source : http://www.terroirist.com/2019/12/daily-wine-news-southern-wine-scene/