Wine News

Plus, the Smithsonian honors six of America's great winemaking families, and the San Francisco Giants celebrate with Mumm Napa … again [...]
Thu, Oct 30, 2014
Source: WIne Spectator News & Features
Lithe, balanced, light, and polite wines are de rigueur in the wine world at the moment. Now, I love those wines, but my tastes are quite catholic, and so I dig (well-made, authentic) wines of all stripes (okay, excepting possibly Retsina). And once in a while, after sampling lots of lithe, [...]
Thu, Oct 30, 2014
Source: 1WineDude
Thousands of bottles of fine wine, many from boutique producers in California, are set to be destroyed in the US after being seized in a police raid, unless their owner can stop the process. [...]
Wed, Oct 29, 2014
Source: Decanter
Two of the UK's largest wine merchants have merged their businesses after restaurant supplier Bibendum agreed to acquire retailer-focused supplier PLB, amid tough trading conditions in the country. [...]
Wed, Oct 29, 2014
Source: Decanter
A deceptively simple dish that's equally at home in the dining room and at the kitchen table [...]
Tue, Oct 28, 2014
Source: WIne Spectator News & Features
Corney & Barrow has raised the alarm after being offered suspicious bottles of a rare Burgundy wine that has previously fetched thousands of pounds at auction. [...]
Tue, Oct 28, 2014
Source: Decanter
Austria has created a three-tier quality pyramid for its emergent sparkling wine sector to improve its reputation and help consumers to better understand the category. [...]
Tue, Oct 28, 2014
Source: Decanter
October is over? Already? WTF?!??? And so it’s time for another round up of the monthly Wine.Answers.com articles for your perusal. If you’re looking for Halloween wine recommendations, I resisted revisiting that same old ground this year (so for that, you’ll just have to check out last year’s version, which still holds [...]
Tue, Oct 28, 2014
Source: 1WineDude
Many kölsch-style ales suffer from a lack of discipline, often exemplified by extreme bitterness or a flat flavor that should never be a characteristic of the style, no matter what continent its brewers call home. The beers below are all available locally and are best served in a stange, a tall, [...]
Tue, Oct 28, 2014
Source: San Francisco Chronicle
New research suggests that bacteria strains in a fermentation vat can tell yeast to shut down [...]
Mon, Oct 27, 2014
Source: WIne Spectator News & Features
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