Wine news March 31, 2014

Lettie Teague in the Wall Street Journal on wines to pair with chicken.

Jon Bonné in the San Francisco Chronicle on 20 great wines $20 or less.

For the first time Spain has produced more wine than anyone else, Jancis Robinson explores in the Financial Times.

In the Seattle Times, Washington holds its own against big California Cabs.

The Sacramento Bee on the silver lining behind the California drought.

In Decanter Andrew Jefford provides a dispatch from the land of Champagne.

Katherine Cole interviews Au Bon Climat's Jim Clendenen, in Winesearcher.

2012 and 2013 were the best Napa vintages in history, according to Garen Staglin, via The Drinks Business.

In Snooth, Gregory Dal Piaz reports back from the wine tradeshow Prowein.

Cornell shows off new teaching winery, reports Wines and Vines.

The team from New Zealand's Kim Crawford's label Loveblock engages in difficult high elevation winemaking reports Forbes.

Punch profiles sommelier Michael Madrigale. on French bulk wine prices increasing by 65%.

City Winery expands from New York and Chicago to Napa, reports