Daily Wine News: Princeton’s Judgement

Posted by | Posted in Wine News | Posted on 06-15-2012

The New Yorker, the Wall Street Journal, and The Atlantic cover the American Association of Wine Economists’ recent “Judgment of Princeton,” where “New Jersey wines made a terrific showing against their French competitors.”

“Summarizing the pendulum swing as simply a stylistic shift from the bigger, riper style of California wine… toward leaner, lower alcohol wines… is missing the greater point.” So contends Talia Baiocchi, in a wonderful column that praises the wines of Massican and Arbe Garbe.

Tyler Colman reports that Level 1 Entertainment has purchased the movie rights to Mike Steinberger’s recent Vanity Fair article on Rudy Kurniawan, “A Vintage Crime.”

In his latest Huffington Post column, Richard Jennings profiles one of my favorite new wine companies, VinConnect.

In a great post, BrooklynGuy details five ways he has changed as a wine enthusiast, and five ways he has stayed the same.

W. Blake Gray highlights some interesting facts from Stonebridge Research Group’s just-released Fine Wine Trade Monitor Report.

Reuters reports: “Brazil is considering steps to protect its tiny domestic wine industry from an onslaught of imports, in what may be the most bizarre – and controversial – example to date of rising trade protectionism in South America.”

Attention DC: On Tuesday at ArtomaticWashington Wine Academy is hosting a tasting “through the alphabet — from Albarino to Zinfandel.”

LAST CHANCE! Terroirist is giving away a handcrafted wine rack!

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