Wine news June 6, 2016

Mashable discovers orange wine. "As for taste, it’s “somewhere in between a white wine and a red wine,” but not like a rosé, Elliot said."

Bloomberg reports that Bordeaux 2015 is priced 25% greater than 2014.  "After three difficult vintages in Bordeaux from 2011 to 2013 and a return to a more classic style in 2014, last year’s wines have the potential to be the best since the highly rated 2009 and 2010 harvests."

The Washington Post on how to build a six wine collection that impresses. "For dessert, nothing impresses more than a fine port."

The Daily Mail says you are storing your wine incorrectly. "The wine buff also warned drinkers against chilling their white wine for too long, saying that certain wines don't respond well to being kept in very cold conditions."

The LA Times looks at the wine program at Wolfgang Puck's Spago. "At 3,000 selections, Spago’s wine list is not only one of the largest in Southern California, it’s probably the most important, the most comprehensive, and quite possibly the most extravagant."

Andrew Jefford in Decanter on a new book the Spirituality of Wine. "Even though I was brought up in the Christian tradition, I hadn’t realised just how central vines and wine are to Christian theory and practice, to the extent that it can be argued that those Christian sects which insist on abstention (including Mormons and Baptists) are acting in an unscriptural manner."

Jancis Robinson looks at Japanese wine. "The last time total Japanese wine production was put in an official international context, Japan's 2012 harvest yielded about the same amount of wine as Uruguay, and more than Canada, Slovenia, Turkey, Lebanon, Israel or any North African country."