Wine News: What I’m Reading the Week of 10/20/19

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.

What Is Luxury Wine?
I know it when I see it.

In NYC, The Wine Bar Is Back, Baby
Great destinations continue to evolve.

Women in Wine Aren’t Waiting for Seats at the Table
A report from Women in Wine Leadership Symposium.

The Surprising Science Behind Wine Tears
Fluid dynamics.

Close to Home: Farmworkers and the wealth of Wine Country
Unsung heroes.

Washington Has Over 1,000 Wineries, and It’s Just Getting Started
Washington passes a major milestone.

French Wine Growers to Lose 300 Million Euros on U.S. Tariffs
Thanks to airplanes.

To heighten wine’s flavors, you need the right glass. But you only need one.
Dave McIntyre speaks the truth.

Why is wine so expensive?
Jancis talks inflation.

Climate Change Is Coming for America’s Favorite Wine Grape
The Cabernet to come.

How smart tech could put a stop to wine fraud
Blockchain and RFID to the rescue.

Sherry is Dying, Pass the Port
Don Kavanaugh doesn’t believe in the revival.

In Oregon Wine Country, One Farmer’s Battle to Save the Soil
Eric talks with and about Mimi Casteel.

What You Need to Know About Natural Wine
Amazing. Humor about wine that isn’t insulting, cruel, or misogynist.

Jean-Nicolas Méo: Bringing Burgundy to Oregon
Tom Hyland interviews.

One of Japan’s Most Popular Comics Is About the World’s Best Wines. Now, Amazon Is Bringing It to the US
Bringing it to the US by… wait for it… selling the books.

The Finger Lakes Wine Region At The End Of Harvest 2019
Thomas Pellechia reports

Why Wine Country isn’t attracting Millennials
Not enough experiences and too expensive.

Warming climate puts Austria’s hip Gruener Veltliner wine at risk
Harvesting 4 weeks earlier for starters.

Jackson family, makers of Kendall-Jackson Chardonnay, lose Geyserville home in Kincade Fire
Sad news.

Italian police seize Prosecco flavour Pringles
Once you pop, you just get stopped.

Alentejo’s Dark Horse, Alicante Bouschet
Deborah likes the underdog.