Hello and 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.
6 Wine Industry Trends to Watch in 2022
Zach Sussman offers his thoughts.
Analysis: Why is Château Angélus leaving the St Emilion classification?
Watching a classification crumble.
Douro’s Great Wines Come Wrapped in Red Tape
The Appeal of Aged Wines — and Where to Find Them
Taste the effects of time, says Roger Morris.
How Instagram Made Wine An Aspirational Lifestyle Choice
Nicely done piece.
A manifesto for our times: Cheval Blanc’s (until now) silent revolution
This is very interesting. If you e-mail them, they will mail you the manifesto.
How Covid-19 affected wines and winegrowers around the world from New Zealand to California and Sicily
Increasingly familiar tales.
What Does Authenticity and Typicity Mean for Fine Wine? In Conversation with Felicity Carter and Pauline Vicard
A thought-provoking conversation.
Wetting the whistle if your January is dry
Alternatives to alcohol.
A Whole Bunch of Choice
Whole cluster is hip.
For Wine This Year Expect a Champagne Shortage, NFT Surplus
Elin McCoy’s predictions for 2022
Japan adds three Geographically Indicated wine regions
Great to see Japan taking wine seriously.
Produced from thin air – the mystery of Russian wine
Fascinating. No one can figure out where 1/4 of Russian wine comes from.
Laura Díaz Muñoz: An unexpected journey to Napa
Who Invented the Cup? The Indiana Jones of Drinks Might Know
Patrick McGovern is cool.
The Noise And The Reality
A pint-sized take on Brexit.
No convincing scientific evidence that hangover cures work, according to new research
Shocked. Shocked I tell you.
Jess Lander joins The San Francisco Chronicle as a wine reporter
A great addition.
The Drop’s Wine Horoscopes for 2022
In case you’re tired of all those “what will happen with wine in 2022” posts.