Eric Asimov chimes in on Robert Parker’s plan to shuffle the lineup at The Wine Advocate and hand over responsibility for California to Antonio Galloni. His analysis is spot-on and worth reading.
A really nice article in Wine & Spirits Magazine on the trend towards cooler climate syrahs, with a focus on Pax Mahle of Wind Gap, Wells Guthrie of Copain, and Duncan Arnot Meyers and Nathan Lee Roberts of Arnot-Roberts.
In Palate Press, W. Blake Gray spends some time with Rex Pickett — discussing Pickett’s new book, Vertical, and the book that made him famous, Sideways. It’s an excellent piece. Elsewhere on the interwebs, Gray chats with Frank Ostini, owner of The Hitching Post.