Daily Wine News: Alcohol & Balance

Posted by | Posted in Wine News | Posted on 03-09-2011

Balance. Uploaded to flickr by Spring Dew.

On March 4, at the the World of Pinot Noir in Shell Beach, Rajat Parr (RN74), Adam Lee (Siduri), Adam Tolmach (The Ojai Vineyard), Jim Clendenen (Au Bon Climat), Josh Jensen (Calera Wine Company), and Michael Browne (Kosta Browne Winery) sat down with Eric Asimov to discuss “Alcohol & Balance.” Alder Yarrow did his best to transcribe the fascinating discussion. Steve Heimoff has chimed in on his blog, and some interesting conversations are taking place in the comments.

In a great editorial, the Baltimore Sun urges lawmakers to “act in the interests of their constituents and allow Maryland consumers a chance to buy directly from wineries and retailers and have it shipped to their door.” The Sun has been a great ally for wine consumers over the past few months.

Antonio Galloni, who now covers the wines of Italy, Champagne, California and Burgundy for The Wine Advocate, recently sat down for an email interview with Dr. Vino.

In his latest column, Eric Asimov argues that “fuddy-duddy sherry is taking its turn as a new hip thing.” He writes more on his blog.

Chateau Margaux unveils an anti-fraud seal on all bottles leaving the chateau starting this week. This is a great step against counterfeits.

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