In France, an American couple that purchased some vineyards near Uzès has renovated “an old van to use for wine-tastings at local markets.” In Epicurious, Joanne Camas chats with the couple.
Jameson Fink immerses himself in Washington Merlot.
IntoWine catches up with Joe Roberts, aka 1WineDude. It’s a fantastic interview.
Meanwhile, in Joe’s latest Playboy.com article, he offers some tips on navigating a wine list (with an assist from Master Sommelier Fred Dexheimer).
On the blog for JJ Buckley, Chuck Hayward previews the 2011 Napa Vintage with a glance back at the days when California wineries sold futures.
Richard Jennings writes his second post about his recent visit to Rioja.
In a nice change, Steve Heimoff writes about wine! In the post, he details his 5 top-scoring wines from three popular varieties over the past several months, and finds commonalities.
The drinks business puts together a list of “the top 10 cures for alcohol induced pains.”
Serving 4 million guests from around the globe? WineSpectator has the scoop on what’s being served at the London Olympics.