Wine News: What I’m Reading the Week of 7/22/18

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.

If You’ve Never Explored French Wine Country, Begin With Beaujolais
Interesting reasoning.

The Myth of the Wineglass Collection
You only need one.

To be a writer in Los Angeles is to contend with the words of Jonathan Gold
A lovely appreciation.

Auguste Clape, Whose Hillside Vineyards Rose to Fame, Dies at 93
Eric Asimov pens the obit.

Burgundy’s great question
…is: at what point, progress?

What Is the Terroir of Synthetic Yeast?
Serious wine-science academics alert. You have been warned.

‘Indulgence gap’ could be a factor in the future of the wine industry
Rob McMillan explains his data.

Pax Mahle Flies Solo
Sells off remaining shares of Wind Gap.

Amorim to Eradicate TCA by 2020
I’ll believe that when I smell it.

How Climate Change Has Altered the Way Cristal Champagne Is Made
Eric Asimov talks to Roederer.

Organic and biodynamic wine growers anxiously await EU decision on copper limits
It would be nice to find some alternative before this limit is imposed, but copper ain’t great…

On a pink soap box
Tam Currin doesn’t like swimsuits…. on her bottles.

The Earthly Story of the Finger Lakes: A Unique American Terroir
A quick overview.

Exploring the Natural Wine Legacy of Jenny & Fran&csed;ois
Influential importers.

Getting a thirst for Belgian wine
Moving beyond beer.

Major Maladies of the Vine
Kelli White continuing our education.

Why Is the Wine World So Un-Woke?
Perhaps Jon’s finest column ever?

Embracing the Graciano Goof
Oops, says the nursery.

Fukushima’s nuclear signature found in California wine
Cool science that will probably result in headlines saying “CA Wine is “Irradiated!”

Doing Time in Tuscany
Farmed by criminals. 

Here are the latest Bordeaux vineyard prices
Less rise than you’d think.