Monthly Archives: October 2020

  1. The Brave Old World of Quincy

    The Brave Old World of Quincy

    What do Aldous Huxley and Sauvignon Blanc have in common?
  2. Nouvelle, not Nouveau: Beaujolais Charts a Reboot for Its ‘Happy Wines’

    Nouvelle, not Nouveau: Beaujolais Charts a Reboot for Its ‘Happy Wines’

    "Beaujolais is one of the wine world’s natural wonders and, with a nouvelle génération, we believe it can indeed come out of this better than ever. " Dorothy J. Gaiter and John Brecher
  3. Kuentz-Bas and the Elegance of Alsatian Wine

    Kuentz-Bas and the Elegance of Alsatian Wine

    "Alsatian wine is very interesting because we have a lot of different grapes and different styles. Sometimes it's a problem, because it's really complex for a client to understand the different grapes, different styles, different residual sugar levels." -Samuel Tottoli
  4. Beyond Oysters: Muscadet Comes Out of Its Shell

    Beyond Oysters: Muscadet Comes Out of Its Shell

    The word "neutral" has been thrown around regarding this wine for ages. The blank slate of the Melon De Bourgogne grape that gives us Muscadet can be more expressive than some think.
  5. Loving Tannat: Germán Bruzzone of Bodega Garzón on Uruguay's Wine Evolution

    Loving Tannat: Germán Bruzzone of Bodega Garzón on Uruguay's Wine Evolution

    "In Uruguay, we produce of course strong Tannat with a lot of tannins, but now we are trying not to express that aggressivity, that tannic face, we are trying to express the other face of the Tannat, it's a soft face with good body of course, good personality." -Germán Bruzzone
  6. From Fashion to Fermentation: Philippe Pascal of Domaine du Cellier aux Moines

    From Fashion to Fermentation: Philippe Pascal of Domaine du Cellier aux Moines

    "As we are the first winery in Givry to become organic and biodynamic, we have generated a lot of curiosity and interest from the young generation of vignerons, while their parents are still reluctant." - Philippe Pascal, Domaine du Cellier aux Moines
  7. Mt. Veeder’s Sky Vineyards: How to See a Future When Your World Is Ablaze

    Mt. Veeder’s Sky Vineyards: How to See a Future When Your World Is Ablaze

    "There are many ways to help wineries, but the easiest is simply to buy their wines or drink what you have and get more. That’s what we have been doing every night." Dorothy J. Gaiter & John Brecher
  8. Cool Climate South Africa: Paul Cluver's Journey From Apples to Pinot Noir

    Cool Climate South Africa: Paul Cluver's Journey From Apples to Pinot Noir

    "The New York Times a couple years back asked with climate change taking place, where would you buy your Burgundies, your Chardonnay Burgundies, if you weren’t able to buy them from Burgundy anymore. And they actually identified Elgin as a potential growing area for that."
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