Daily Wine News: A Great Vintage

Posted by | Posted in Wine News | Posted on 03-22-2012

In the New York Times, Eric Asimov writes about a recent “opportunity to taste 18 bottles from the celebrated 1982 Bordeaux vintage.” WineBerserkers founder Todd French and CellarTracker founder Eric LeVine also attended the event, and shared their notes online.

Meanwhile, over on his blog, Eric Asimov wonders if 1982 was “the most significant wine vintage ever.”

Nathan Chroman, who wrote a weekly column for the Los Angeles Times from 1971 to 1987, died March 16. The Los Angeles Times and Wine Spectator have more.

“My favorite corner of France is Burgundy, a region overflowing with edible, drinkable, scenic, and floatable delights. Its rolling hills and a handful of sleepy villages have given birth to the superior wines and fine cuisine that say ‘French.’” Rick Steves, wine writer!

Tom Wark isn’t so sure that the CARE Act is dead.

In the Washington Post, Jason Wilson concludes that the “true wine-drinking nature of a generation as vast as the millennials probably falls somewhere between that of the educated, high-end wine buyer and those who play slap the bag.” I think he’s right.

In NorCal Wine, Fred Swan offers “scenes from an industrial winery.”

John Lasseter, “the undisputed master of animation” behind Toy Story, Cars, Monsters Inc., Finding Nemo, and Up!, is “also producing some outstanding wines” from his ranch in Sonoma Valley.

Dave McIntyre explains “why white wines should not always be drunk young.”

Comments are closed.