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.
What You Need to Know About Albanian Wine
Everything! I can’t wait to taste these wines someday.
R.H. Drexel: Of Lodi, Lorenza, and the Victor Book Club
Definitely not stuck, again.
Tastings Miss A Trick
If only people would listen…
The innovations & traditions driving Argentine wine forward
Gimme some of that Criolla.
A “little” wine theft in Empordà
The word is out. Wine is worth it. But the thieves are stupid apparently.
Why ‘regenerative viticulture’ is gaining ground among major wine producers
For the same reasons “sustainable” was.
Extreme weather may cut Italy’s 2023 wine harvest: Forecast
Heat, hail, flooding, it’s all happening.
Los Angeles’ urban wineries
A growing cadre.
Why Châteauneuf-du-Pape is currently experiencing a renaissance
Was it ever not?
How no-till farming could provide the key to combatting extreme weather
Increasingly good evidence this works.
This little-known region makes some of the Bay Area’s most interesting wines
Sara Schneider is over the Moon.
Where in the world are the oldest vineyards and wineries?
Two different questions.
A $400 million Contraction in Wine Sales is Coming
It ain’t good.
Challenging Times for Washington State Wines
Wine tax rises ‘clobber’ my business, says vineyard owner
Jury is still out in the UK.
Just Don’t Call It THAT!
The absurdities of bureaucracy and appellation d’origine contrôlée.
‘It’s like a purgatory’: Inside a 4-year battle over wine tasting in Napa Valley
Napa County has all the wrong priorities.
NASA Helps Spot Wine Grape Disease From Skies Above California
Planes, not satellites.
Inside the Spanish Wine Rebellion That’s Turning Out Delicious, Experimental New Bottles
Upending the traditional hierarchy.
Is China near to ending Australian wine tariffs?
The Australians pray.
How Cellar Climate Impacts Barrel-Aged Wine
The OTHER climate.