Yesterday’s news roundup included a link to Tom Maresca’s questions about James Suckling and his journalistic ethics. Mike Steinberger’s take on the story has generated quite a number of thought-provoking comments, with Antonio Galloni of the Wine Advovate, Daniel Posner of Grapes the Wine Company, wine writer Evan Dawson, and many others chiming in. It’s a great read.
Thanks to a generous gift from the late Paty Bogle, research into Petite Sirah is well underway at UC Davis.
Joe Roberts has been wondering if anyone should care whether a winery uses cultured yeasts instead of wild yeasts, so he posed the question to the twitterverse. His post is super interesting.
Lot18 has raised $10 million in new venture capital to expand its business.
Total Wine will bring in more than $1 billion in revenues this year. Shanken News Daily recently interviewed David Trone, co-owner of the liquor superstore chain, about his business.
The Heritage Foundation, a conservative think tank, comes out against HR 1161.
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