Daily Wine News: Clos Chronicle

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Jon Bonné introduces “Clos Chronicle.”

Jon Bonné introduces “Clos Chronicle.” The plan? To plant a vineyard on the roof of the Chronicle’s Food & Wine building, and then make wine.

Alder Yarrow writes about “The Beauty of Blaufrankisch.”

Joe Roberts profiles Cathy Corison and her wines. (As regular readers know, we interviewed Cathy last April.)

Alice Feiring encounters her first pot wine.

In the Wall Street Journal, Lettie Teague writes a great piece on the River Café in Brooklyn. Meanwhile, in Eater, Talia Baiocchi looks at the wine list at Isa, a different Brooklyn restaurant.

“One day, perhaps, the wine business will figure out that everyone is entitled to enjoy wine, regardless of palate.” Kudos to Jeff Siegel for fighting the good fight.

Yet another relic of prohibition: “At least 17 states have ambiguous laws on whether home brewers can transport beer or wine outside the home.” Fortunately, there are efforts across the country to liberalize liquor laws.

A reminder: Terroirist is giving away two free tickets to Oregon’s North Willamette Wine Trail Weekend!

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