Wine News: What I’m Reading the Week of 11/14/21

Welcome to my weekly roundup of the wine stories that I find of interest on the web. I post them to my magazine 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 Insider’s Guide to Amsterdam
Simon says.

As Restaurants Reopen, Sommeliers Re-Envision Wine Lists
As they should.

21 Rising Stars on Sonoma’s Wine Scene
There are some great new names on this list.

How a New Generation of Wine Pros Are Positioning Sicily to be the Next Great Italian Wine Region
Not wine pros, wine families.

From Languedoc to Jura with Love
Brutal vintages mean tough times for producers. Ganevat is sold.

Sweet Sauternes: France’s forgotten wine gets a reputational makeover
More on Saskia de Rothschild and Rieussec’s new bottle.

140-year-old cattle ranch turns to wine to survive drought
Good luck to them.

New study sheds light on how drinking red wine in a wine bar affects consciousness
You’ll never guess.

Healdsburg Winemaker’s Bottle of Cabernet Sells for Record $1 Million
All for a good cause. But that’s a ridiculous sum of money.

Nine Athens wine bars championing Greece’s native grapes
Sounds like a hit list for your next time in town.

Bodegas Artuke: leading the ‘terruño’ charge in Rioja
A renaissance in Rioja

Correspondences: vines and anthropology – part 1
An interesting series on JR.Com

Forks In The Road
No matter which one you take, you won’t be sure where you’ve ended up.

Smaller wine bottles – their time has come
Long overdue, in fact.

Calling Out Carbon Emissions in Wine
Down with the big bottles.

Wine Fining and Filtration Explained
At what price, clarity?

Napa Transformation Exported
Jancis on Napa through the grapes of a single property.