Wine news March 7, 2014

"And yet we feel forsaken, unheard, like Alice Feiring at a UC Davis Winemaking 101 course. " The Hosemaster gives The Wine Blogger's Prayer. to start wine flash sale site in UK, reports

The virtues of quality bulk wine in Punch. on the West Sonoma Coast.

David White sparks a Robert Parker Jr. controversy - check out the comments. Dr. Vino adds his take.

Ornellaia claims to be a more solid investment than oil and gold, reports The Drinks Business. Riedel releases a horse sipping decanter, also The Drinks Business.

Luxury magnet Francois Pinault buys on Bordeaux's right bank reports Winesearcher.

Decanter has awarded Jean-Pierre and Francois Perrin of Chateau Beaucastel the Decanter Men of the Year accolade for 2014.

Five to six percent of wine is corked, Houston Press examines.