Lettie Teague in the Wall Street Journal asks, who are the fans of California sparkling wine? There were 9 million cases sold in 2013.
Andrew Jefford in the Financial Times on wine without frontiers, growers in Collio (Italy) and Brda (Slovenia) making wine blended from fruit harvested on both sides of the border.
In the Seattle Times, on Stuart Pigott’s latest book, “The Riesling Story: Best White Wine on Earth.”
Rapper E-40 scores a hit with wine, reports the Sacramento Bee.
Punch digs up a story about a French winemaker caught stealing significant historical artifacts.
Snooth speaks to wine writer Dezel Quillen.
KKR lifts bid for Treasury Wine to $3.2 billion reports Bloomberg.
Polar Vortex all but wiped out the Niagara Merlot grape crop reports The Drinks Business.
Wineseacher speaks to California wine pioneer Zelma Long.