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.”
Alice Feiring encounters her first pot wine.
“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!