The Southern Rhône is on a roll. And according to Eric Pfanner, 2010 might be the best vintage yet. Elsewhere in the International Herald Tribune, Pfanner offers his notes on “a selection of the most promising 2010 Cairanne and Rasteau reds.
Tyler Colman reports that Brad Pitt will not be starring in The Billionaire’s Vinegar. Even worse, “the movie is nowhere close to coming out this year.”
In a video filmed for Snooth, Levi Dalton interviews Summer of Riesling founder Paul Grieco.
“It all has to do, like so many things, with the China bubble and central banks.” In Business Insider, Wolf Richter looks at the data on fine wine prices.
In his latest Decanter.com column, Andrew Jefford shares some thoughts on social media.
According to Yakima Herald-Republic reporter Mai Hoang, the Washington wine industry is excited about Gallo’s entrance to the state.
According to Bloomberg wine writer John Mariani, Sancerre produces the third best dry white wines in France. “If that comes as a surprise to devotees of Alsatian rieslings and Rhone Valley viogniers, I will argue my point vigorously with you over a glass of each.”
In the Santa Rosa Press Democrat, Virginie Boone writes about her favorite rosés.
Ever wonder what baseball players drink on planes? W. Blake Gray has the details.