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Wine News: What I’m Reading the Week of 5/26/19


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.

The Pay It Forward Philosophy of Laura Maniec Fiorvanti
The most gracious lady.

New Innovations in White Wine Production
Many of which are very old techniques.

Wine’s Salon des Refusés
Bucking the system.

Napa grape growers say the late rain should not be a major problem
Not too much flowering yet.

What’s Next for Long Island Wine?
If the towns don’t ruin it.

Over 100,000 GBP worth of Burgundy wine stolen from winery
This will continue as prices rise.

Small is Beautiful? Scratching the Surface of Pennsylvania Wine
Mike Veseth pens an overview. See what I did there?

What is Piquette? Meet Wine’s Easy-Drinking, Low-alcohol Style
The Wine Enthusiast reports.

Ernst & Young wants to track wine with the blockchain
Not the first to think of this.

These Wine Pouches Are Like Capri Sun For Adults
Danger! Danger!

In search of Oregon’s first white pinot noir
A great dig into history.

‘I think wine is in my blood’
A lady market maker.

Despite Eye Rolls, Good Sancerres Rise Above the Sniping
Eric Asimov and friends agree.

Champagne Sales Lose Their Fizz
The French are drinking less.

Thank you, Robert Parker
Esther examines the legacy.