Wine News: What I’m Reading the Week of 2/11/18

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.

We’re All Millennials Now
Matt Kramer says the sky isn’t falling

The NBA’s Secret Wine Society
An amazing long read if you have the time. Some serious wine geeks out on the court.

Some thoughts on wine quality: an intrinsic or extrinsic property of a wine?
Jamie argues for context.

NZ 2017 – cyclone-hit but no write-off
Elaine on what’s up in NZ

San Leonardo – back in fashion?
Jancis on a lesser known wine.

The Science of Pét-Nat Wines
A primer

Oregon’s Expanding Palette of Wines
Josh Reynolds covers alternatives to Pinot and Chardonnay

Wilderness wines increase
Jancis on coloring outside the lines.

Prehistoric wine discovered in inaccessible caves forces a rethink of ancient Sicilian culture
Old school wine.

Manifest Destiny
Premier Crus for Pouilly-Fuisse

The Science of Whole-Cluster Fermentation
Another informative article.

Can a Wine Truly Be Great if it Can’t Age?
Sean Sullivan says not necessarily.

2014 Barbarescos: Triumphs and Question Marks
Eric and friends taste the vintage.

Why I use phrases like ‘tobacco leaf,’ ‘black fruit’ and ‘jammy’ to describe wine
Dave McIntyre on vocabulary

Jefford: Tasting the Virtuosi
Andrew Jefford on St. Chinian

Here’s How the Stock Market Affects the Price of Wine
Surprise! Rich people spend more on wine when they make more money.

The Italian Wine Regions Setting London Alight
Barolo is big now.