Posted by Wine News | Posted on 08-23-2011
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Before launching Washington DC-based First Vine Wine Imports + Sales, Tom Natan’s career was dedicated to toxic chemical issues. So when Patrick Spencer, Director of Cork Forest Conservation Alliance, implied that screw caps and plastic closures could lead to cancer at the Wine Bloggers’ Conference, he just couldn’t swallow it. Check out Tom’s post – it’s excellent.
Remy Charest looks at Wine From Here, a documentary by Martin and Matthieu Carel that’s premiering on Thursday night in San Francisco.
Wow. Words fail. Long Island’s Lieb Cellars is selling a September 11 memorial wine from grapes that were grown just “90 miles from the site of the World Trade Center.” Even better? It’s priced at $19.11 a bottle!
In the Washington Post, Dave McIntyre writes about Charles Krug and the recent upgrades to its vineyards and winery. On his blog, McIntyre writes more – detailing the changes are impacting the wine.
In his latest column, Eric Asimov pays homage to Barbera.
Joe Roberts reviews Alice Feiring’s new book, Naked Wine: Letting Grapes Do What Comes Naturally.
New York Times tech columnist Bob Tedeschi follows up on his recent in-depth look at the leading wine apps by analyzing a handful more.