Wine news March 3, 2017

Fox News on a deplorable themed wine made for Trump supporters. "The "Les Deplorables" wine was announced by the Daily Caller and is being sold for $15 a bottle. Both varieties, Chardonnay and Cabernet Sauvignon, are year 2014 and made in America."

Self on why red wine gives you  headaches. " “One drink of red wine can trigger a migraine if you’re sensitive to it, but one glass of red wine probably isn’t going to give you a hangover,” Lawrence Newman, neurologist and director of the division of headache medicine at NYU Langone Medical Center, tells SELF."

Marketwatch on the short alternative to the traditional wine bottle. "Called the “Corta,” the bottle is similar to “ancient hand-blown vessels created centuries ago for Italian royalty,” the company notes."

In the Financial Times Jancis Robinson on the best of new New Zealand. "He sighed and explained, “I prefer the term living wine. It’s less confrontational. And, anyway, those sorts of wines are not the only thing I drink.”

Decanter on how wine consumption in the US is still rising. "The US is still seeing significant wine sales growth; it is the highest wine consuming country by volume, drinking 341.5 million nine-litre cases in 2016."

In Punch how Saumur has become a Loire Valley powerhouse. "Over the past decade, its chenin blanc-based whites have gained a reputation for their remarkable depth, particularly among white Burgundy lovers seeking an affordable alternative."