Wine news March 19, 2015

CBS on a a lawsuit claiming high levels of arsenic in California wines. "

"The lower the price of wine on a per-liter basis, the higher the amount of arsenic," he said. They included Trader Joe's famed Two-Buck Chuck White Zinfandel, which came in at three times the limit, a bottle of Ménage à Trois Moscato was four times the limit and a Franzia Blush had five times the EPA limit for drinking water."

In the Press Democrat Feds say aging wine underwater may be illegal. "It adds that even a wax coating may not make a bottle impermeable. In fact, biological growth on a bottle could degrade the cork and wax seal, contaminating the bottle when it is opened."

Wine Enthusiast on cool wine labels.

The Drinks Business on the top 10 under-rated white grape varieties.

Palate Press asks is Provence more than just rosé?