Wine news April 22, 2014

The Wine Enthusiast on the argument over sub-zones in Montalcino.

Small scale Champagne producers under threat says Union president, reports Decanter.

Anthony Giglio writing in Details Magazine on 5 reasons Lodi will become the next Napa Valley, via Winebusiness.

As it is Earth Day today, Snooth explores attitudes to organic wines.

Sonoma Wine Museum to open in 2015 reports Wines and Vines.

Vinography on an American perspective on wine in Japan.

Early tip-off means no wine for Gregg Popovich, reports Dr. Vino.

Winefolly on how to write wine tasting notes.

Katie Kelly Bell in Forbes on why Biodynamic Wines are better for you.

The Wine Economist asks, can Portugal win the wine wars?

Eric Asimov in the New York Times on A Wine Critic's Realm isn't a Democracy.