Wine News: What I’m Reading the Week of 3/5/16

Welcome to my weekly roundup of the wine stories that I find of interest on the web. I post them to my magazine on on Flipboard, but for those of you who aren’t Flipboard inclined, here’s everything I’ve strained out of the wine-related muck for the week.


Tim James: On the Unusual Pleasure of Sweet Wine
Tim talks sugar.

Jefford on Monday: A chat with the professor
Andrew sits down with a Montpelier prof.

Talking Women in the Wine Industry
Not just women. Trendy women.

Going native with Ian D’Agata
Erin O’Hare interviews Ian.

Angélus Goes Hi-tech in the Fraud Fight
RFID on board. Scan and go.

How Pinot Noir From Around The World Is Changing Wine-Drinking Perceptions
Brian Freedman covers wide swaths.

Winemaker Opens Up About Sexism
Yes, I’m sure it’s still there.

Cheverny, A Hidden Gem You Should Know About
Joyce Lin digs into Touraine.

Languedoc to Bid Adieu to Appellations?
Now that would be radical.

How Saumur Became a Loire Valley Powerhouse
Jon Bonné goes beyond Clos Rougeard.

Winery Opts for Price Transparency
Tarlov makes Alit fully disclose.

New York’s Finger Lakes is Having a Riesling Revolution
James Suckling is now a fan.

Tricky food and wine matches
Some advice that may or may not be needed.

How Jeff Lindsay-Thorsen of W.T. Vintners Balances Life and Wine
Sean Sullivan interviews this sommelier-tuned-winemaker

Interactive Map of Chablis Grand Cru ‘Les Clos’ by parcel with all owners.
A fun little bit of detailed information.

The newer Zealand
Jancis Robinson explores natural wine in New Zealand

Latest wine consumption trends: US still rising
Drink up, countrymen and women!

Could Southern Indiana be the next Napa Valley?
With 87 wineries it’s making a go of it.

The Sommeliers Who Lick Rocks to Train Their Palates
Bianca Bosker on her journey to become a Cork Dork.

Why California Wine Country is Better Than Ever
And the focus is Sonoma for a change.

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