The New York Times on the collapse of Premier Cru wine merchant. "t. Now investigators and customers are looking into whether Premier Cru’s futures business was also used to fund the largest-ever Ponzi scheme in the wine world — with some of the biggest victims coming from China."
The Washington Post on Total Wine's David Trone and his congressional aspirations.
Business Insider on climate change and wine. "If we see Chinese wine on our shelves in the US, do we buy it? How long does it take before we trust that product?" Jones told Business Insider. "Until they reach a place where they can produce enough where they can market it to another region, it's going to be difficult."
Quartz on how Italians want their kids to learn about wine in school. “We have more vines than churches,” Stefàno said, explaining that, unlike other traditional products (such as oil), wine production is something all Italians identify with, regardless of their regional provenance. The bill, which he presented on March 24 (link in Italian), notes how winemaking is an integral cultural part of Mediterranean cultures as well as a large source of employment (1.25 million jobs)."
Conde Nast Traveler on Spanish wine regions you should be visiting.