Alder Yarrow shares his “notes and scores from the best wines” he tasted at this year’s La Paulee de San Francisco Grand Tasting.
According to Sherry-Lehmann CEO Chris Adams, “Bordeaux has to wake up and smell the coffee.” W. Blake Gray reports in Wine-Searcher.
On his own site, W. Blake Gray lists “Ten things you didn’t know about Freixenet.”
While vineyards and plantations are decreasing in places like France and South America, China now has more vineyard hectares than the United States.” In Grape Collective, Michael Woodsmall explores the future of China’s wine market.
Elsewhere in Grape Collective, Christopher Barnes chats with Mike Brown, co-owner of Gemtree Wines, who recently received a $30 million Chinese equity investment.
In Wine Spectator, Jennifer Fiedler wonders what to pair with General Tso’s Chicken (and other Americanized Chinese food.)
“Harvard University’s $33 billion endowment is quietly assembling a Central Coast vineyard play.” Paso Robles Daily News has the details.
“As they say here in Washington, if they criticize you from both sides, you must be doing something right.” Dave McIntyre shares some fascinating details from an online chat he did on the Washington Post’s website.
Tom Wark wonders what him and his wife should open when their baby is born.
From BuzzFeed, “Cheap Wine Reviewed By An Irish Brewmaster.”