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Wine News: What I’m Reading the Week of 11/24/19

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 Women Behind Some of Washington’s Best Grapevines
Profiles by Sean Sullivan

Naked announces Gormley’s retirement and appoints Devlin as its new CEO
But is it a success or a failure?

Aussie Fire Update: No Direct Damage to Vineyards But Still Areas of Concern
Another bullet dodged?

Sonoma County Planning Commission approves rules to govern hemp crop, paving way for legal industry
A new set of rules.

Letter of Recommendation: Terry Theise Wine Catalogs
Highly recommended.

Thanksgiving Wine Has Changed
Thanksgiving according to a few places.

The Immigration Of California Winemakers
Good stories.

The Decanter Interview: Jancis Robinson MW & Hugh Johnson on The World Atlas of Wine
Talk with the legends.

Winemakers share hope, heartbreak from Kincade fire
More stories.

A historic harvest and a changing market: Napa’s growers navigate grape glut
Lots of grapes.

Can Cannabis and Wine Coexist?
Jury is out

A Wine Destination Turns 30: The Little Nell Reaches a Milestone
Here’s to the next 30.

7 Thanksgiving bottles to tame the wine culture wars
Esther does the Thanksgiving wine column.

Aldo Sohm’s Wine Knowledge Is for the Masses
A bit about his next book.

Anson: Great novels for wine lovers
Jane reads and recommends.

The Wine Industry Can Help Halt Mass Species Extinction, Says Scientist
Biodiversity rules.

Wine Woes: Tariffs, Brexit Cloud French Beaujolais Season
A slightly less exciting Third Thursday.

Gallo Swoops for Napa’s Pahlmeyer
More high-end acquisitions.