Wine news January 8, 2018

CBS News on a real life Napa wine business murder mystery. "It seems like the perfect match -- Robert who supposedly knows about wine but doesn't have the money, and Emad who doesn't know a lot about wine but has the cash."

The Washington Post on 2018 wine trends. "And South Africa is sending us some wonderful old-vine chenin blanc and shiraz. I want to see more of these."

Decanter on ecologically sound alternatives to wine bottles. "I have, though, in front of me a plastic bottle which is not only totally recyclable, but which is also made wholly from recycled plastic (PET or polyethylene terephthalate) in the first place."

The Guardian on vegan wine. "In October last year Majestic Wines – which stocks 32 vegan-friendly wines on a dedicated online section – relaunched its website, price tickets and labelling, adding vegan and vegetarian symbols."

Vogue reports that DJ Khaled likes nice wine. "In a video posted yesterday, Khaled shared his latest wine obsession: Domaine Dujac’s Chambertin Grand Cru, a Burgundy wine that happens to be one of the best ones around."

Jancis Robinson is excited about the Burgundy 2016 vintage. "However, global demand for the distinctly limited-edition wines of Burgundy is at an all-time high."