In light of recent changes in Napa Valley, Lucia Albino Gilbert and John C. Gilbert use the 87 wineries in Bill Tucker’s book, Napa: Behind the Bottle as the basis for a case study of (a) wineries that have had a change in ownership since 2000, (b) who now owns these wineries, and (c) which of these wineries currently have a winemaker who is a woman. They share their findings in Grape Collective.
In Wine-Searcher, Caroline Henry reports on the recent battle between producers and Champagne’s powers-that-be over the region’s zero-herbicide policy.
Bordeaux’s vignerons took to the streets in protest last week, reports Meininger’s, drawing attention to the alarming situation facing the region’s winegrowers. Their demands include the grubbing up of vineyards, along with emergency government aid.
The Wall Street Journal’s Lettie Teague goes searching for good Champagne under $40.
In the World of Fine Wine, Stuart Walton looks back through history at the many ways in which wine has been used as a gift.
Jancis Robinson recommends a long list of dessert and fortified wines.
In Club Oenologique, Kate Hawkings makes the case for having white port on your holiday table.
By: Shelby Vittek
Title: Daily Wine News: A Napa Study
Sourced From: www.terroirist.com/daily-wine-news-a-napa-study/
Published Date: Mon, 12 Dec 2022 13:00:19 +0000
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