Wine news July 17, 2014

Acker Merrall pays out "significant payment" to settle with Bill Koch over fake wine, reports Decanter.

The Drinks Business names the top 10 wine poems.

In Winefolly, how to become a sommelier.

In Forbes, the Greek economy through a wine glass.

Tom Wark on what it will take to grow the DTC sales channel for wineries.

Will Lyons in The Wall Street Journal talks to Robert Parker Jr. "I just thought by using the 100-point-scale, it is a stake in the ground, the ultimate accountability."