The SF Chronicle calls Steve Edmunds the unsung hero of California wine. "He’s still chasing a single, original goal: “How do I take what I think I’m receiving from this vineyard,” he says, “and figure out what I need to do in order to bring that out in its most transparent form?”
Food and Wine on the next generation of women winemakers. “In my family, I’m the fourth generation, but the first three were entirely male-dominated,” Mondavi says. "
Food and Wine interviews Nova Cadamatre MW who moved from Napa to the Finger Lakes. "If I close my eyes and think about it, I can still recall my first taste of the scintillating Hermann J. Wiemer’s Magdalena Vineyard Riesling and its honeyed finish, or Channing Daughters’ mesmerizing earthy and bright Blaufrankisch, and a 2002 Lenz Merlot that I swore was an old Right Bank red. So, when I heard that Nova Cadamatre MW—a Master of Wine—had moved to the Finger Lakes to make Riesling, I quietly jumped for joy."
The Drinks Business talks to natural wine guru Isabelle Legeron. "The best is that we can work very closely with nature and the environment, and that as an industry we can make a huge difference by supporting those who farm well. I have witnessed firsthand the impact of conventional agriculture and seeing the result is desperately sad."