Jon Bonné highlights the wines of Nick de Luca, who left the Star Lane and Dierberg labels in Santa Barbara County to launch his own label, called Ground Effect. The wines sound fantastic.
In Fortune, Ian Mount writes about Vines of Mendoza – a company that sells “turn-key ‘vineyard estates’ – and explains how the company managed to “overcome the pangs of the global financial crisis and Argentina’s inflation woes.”
Wines & Vines reports on the news that the number of U.S. wineries continues to rise.
On his blog, Dave McIntyre offers a quick guide to Sherry.
“As long as we’re drinking claret every time we hear the word ‘merger,’ we drink 25-year-old scotch everytime we hear the word ‘cash flow.’”