Daily Wine News: Rudy Kurniawan

Posted by | Posted in Wine News | Posted on 03-12-2012

The big news this weekend was the arrest of Rudy Kurniawan, as details continued to emerge. For the best coverage and commentary, check out Eric AsimovMike SteinbergerJon Bonné, and WineBerserkers. Steinberger has the full complaint – it’s a fascinating read.

Combine a handful of wines from Oregon “with the strength of wines from New York’s Finger Lakes, and there’s reason to believe that American Riesling is in a serious new phase.” Awesome!

In Part 2 of Ed Thralls’ video interview series with Cathy Corison, the vintner talks about how she became interested in wine, what influenced her, and finding the perfect location in Napa Valley. (Click here for Part 1 of Thrall’s interview.)

In the Wall Street Journal, Lettie Teague wonders if Australia can make a comeback.

Jon Bonné joins Alder Yarrow and Mike Steinberger with his impressions of the latest releases from Domaine de la Romanee Conti.

In HoseMaster of Wine, “Parkenstein” explains perfection.

Wine Spectator reports on the passing of William Heintz, the historian of Napa Valley.

In the St. Helena Star, David Stoneberg offers his notes from 2012 Premiere Napa Valley. Meanwhile, Fred Swan recaps the event through a series of photos.

Dave McIntyre pays tribute to Joe Pollack, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch food and wine (and sports and theater) critic.

In May, Virginia’s first urban winery is opening.

The Boston Globe reports that Texas Hill Country is discovering its viticulture roots.

Comments are closed.