Wine news February 19, 2014

Wine Enthusiast on exotic places where you would not expect wine to be made.

In Decanter Pernod chief talks about China potential.

Winesearcher finds eight funny names of wine regions, how about Bouzy in Champagne?

Rioja sees record sales in 2013, reports The Drinks Business. Also in The Drinks Business a Grape Vine bacteria named after Frank Zappa.

Jamie Goode offers his thoughts on the Huet debacle.

Le Paulee the annual celebration of Burgundy returns to San Francisco, reports the SF Chronicle.

In the Washington Post Dave McIntyre on Grüner veltliner.

In the Sacramento Bee Mike Dunne profiles Matthew Rorick of Forlorn Hope.

Chuck Schumer vows to help NY grape growers reports by the Post-Journal.

Wine Spectator on one of Texas' oldest wineries changing hands.