Wine News: What I’m Reading the Week of 6/9/19

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.

A French Wine With a 900-Year-Old Vintage
Wait, millenniums is the plural?!?

We Drink Basically The Same Wine As Ancient Romans — And That’s Not So Great
NPR’s take on the story.

A Medieval Grape Is Still Used to Make Wine
And the Atlantic’s.

Uncovering the Magic of Old Vines
Older vines are the shizzle.

After Losing $1 Billion, a Russian Exile Rebounds With Bond’s Favorite Bubbly
And a helluva shop.

The Inexorable Rise of Wine Prices
Creeping on up.

The Prince of Liechtenstein’s Vineyard and Wine Cellar
I’d go see that.

Wine Industry Anxiously Awaits Supreme Court Decision
Something I care about more than the NBA finals..

The Wine Country Tasting Room Is Dead. But Long Live Wine Country.
Cabana by the pool anyone?

Why Mondeuse Is Gaining Popularity Among U.S. Somms
And every other oddball variety.

The wine world sees what it wants to see
Robert Joseph on bubbles of optimism.

Examining the Effects of Vine Vigor on Grapes
Remy Charest digs in.

A Day in the Life of Alto Piemonte Champion Cristiano Garella
A busy guy.

For most wines, glass bottles make no sense
Just pour it here in my mouth.

Dating App Bumble is Opening Up a Wine Bar
It better be staffed by lady somms who decide what the dudes all drink for a change.

Conegliano Valdobbiadene Prosecco Superiore D.O.C.G. Announces Total Ban on the Use of Glyphosate
That’s impressive. Can they enforce it?

Is Riesling the world’s most under-rated premium grape variety?
We know it is, but David Morrison brings the data.

Potter Valley: An Unexpected Place for Refreshing Riesling
David Darlington wanders far and wide.

Why ‘like what you like’ is generally bad advice when it comes to wine
Actually it’s good advice, but that’s not quite Jamie’s point.

Grosse Arvine — One Man’s Mission
All grapes great and small.

Andre Mack wants to bring hip hop culture to winemaking
Not just the best t-shirts in the business.

Climate change is reshaping wine as we know it
Dave McIntyre is feeling the heat.

Tim Atkin MW: Why wines from Tenerife are special
And damn tasty.

Inside the remote, peculiar vineyard behind Amador’s most acclaimed wines
Mike Dunne does a shakedown.