Wine news December 21, 2017

CNN asks are reduced calorie wines worth it? "If you're drinking two glasses of low-cal wine a day versus 'regular' wine, you've eliminated 60 calories out of an average 2,000-calorie diet. That's 3% of your total calorie intake. To me, that doesn't seem like enough of a calorie reduction to be concerned about, but I'm not a triathlete," said Dwayne Bershaw, who teaches winemaking classes in the Department of Food Science at Cornell University."

Jon Bonné in Punch picks his top wines of 2017. "You’ll notice France again front and center in this year’s lineup."

Forbes on key themes for wine in 2018 women in wine and indigenous grapes.

Business Insider says BREXIT will increase wine prices 20%. "This week, the Journal of Wine Economics presented its new paper, titled "UK and Global Wine Markets by 2025, and Implications of Brexit" — and the results are likely to be troubling for anyone who likes a glass or two of an evening."