Wine news for February 25, 2014

French Biodynamic winemaker who refused to spray pesticides faces one thousand euro fine reports Decanter. Alice Feiring provides commentary.

The Drinks Business on tensions easing over Chinese complaints of dumping of European wine in China at unfairly low prices.

Scarecrow wine lot sells for $260,000 at Napa auction, reports Wines and Vines.

Robert Parker addresses wine writers on Vinography. Forbes also covers.

Dr. Vino asks, how does California's drought affect the wine industry?

Snooth picks five travel destinations for 2014.

Gallo muscles into premium wine sector with the launch of two new brands reports