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

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.

Malibu Coast AVA Devastated By Woolsley Fire – Some structures saved by vines
Half of the wineries burned down. Half. And it ain’t out yet.

Wine Consumers to Fund Supreme Court Brief on Wine Shipping Case
Join the amicus.

The Complete Guide to Carbonic Maceration
Everything you never wanted to know. Unless you’re geeky like me.

Have Some Madeira?
Yes, have some.

When does a wine taste like a rose?
When the tasting note tells you it does.

The Next Wave of Sustainability in Wine
Taking it to the next level.

4 New Masters of Wine Share the Lessons They Learned
Different journeys.

The Rise of Private Wine Labels
A big thing.

Mastering the Mis-interpreted Merlot
A peek into a Merlot seminar

The Fino Way
Robert Camuto talks Primitivo

Courts Take a Closer Look at Wine Shipping
Liza Zimmerman breaks it down.

Jim Bernau Responds to Copper Cane’s Joe Wagner
The very public spat continues.

The Science of Esters in Wine
Study up!

Is This Chilean Wine Too Affordable?
Lettie Teague says Chile should charge more.

Saving America’s Indigenous Wine Grapes
Interesting history.

Even Bad Jokes Can Make Good Thanksgiving Wines
Eric Asimov does his annual duty.

Once Lowly, Carignan Finds Favor in California
Eric Asimov speaks the charms of a little known grape.