Daily Wine News: Harvest Intern

Posted by | Posted in Wine News | Posted on 02-17-2012

Duncan Meyers & Nathan Roberts.

With the release of the 2011 Arnot-Roberts Touriga Nacional Rosé, John Trinidad recalls his time as a harvest intern with the winery.

“Type the words ‘empty wine bottles’ into eBay’s search engine and you will soon be presented with a number of options to purchase all manner of empties from the world’s greatest wine estates.” In the Wall Street Journal Europe, Will Lyons explores the issue of counterfeit wines.

Ridge details the assemblage of its 2011 Monte Bello.

The Napa Valley Register reports that “Legendary Napa Valley vintners Peter Mondavi, Sr., the late Joe Heitz and the late Myron Nightingale will be inducted into the Vintners Hall of Fame.

Champagne maker Moët-Hennessy has announced plans to develop a vineyard in China to produce red wine for the domestic Chinese market.

Meanwhile, U.S. wine exports to China grew by 42 percent last year.

Cheers to the big wineries!” Steve Heimoff explains why he’s so impressed with big companies like Kendall Jackson.

Drat. Alder Yarrow has concluded that “jammy is the dominant zone for Santa Lucia Highlands Pinot Noir.”

Barolo or Barbaresco? Alan Richman explores.

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