Daily Wine News: Happy Halloween!

Posted by | Posted in Wine News | Posted on 10-31-2011

Boo! What are you drinking tonight? Wines.com CEO Alex Andrawes has some wine-and-candy pairing advice.  Meanwhile, Kristine Hansen at Wine Enthusiast offers some cocktail recipes that “promise to raise spirits.”

Is selling wine at a winery tasting room an agricultural activity or commercial activity? The answer to that question could have enormous implications Virginia’s fast-growing wine industry.

Over at Dr. Vino, Levi Dalton writes a long but fascinating treatise on orange wine, and how they should be served.

In the Wall Street Journal, Lettie Teague catches up – and enjoys several wines – with Greg Norman.

The U.S. Board of Geographic Names has rejected the request by Jackson Family Wines to rename Black Mountain in the Alexander Valley.

Last week, Jancis Robinson tasted through 119 classified growths from 2009. Because the vintage was so opulent, she feared the wines would be showing signs of “going all sweet and jammy.” Fortunately, several did offer “refreshment.” Full tasting notes are available on Robinson’s website (subscription only).

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