Wine news May 17, 2016

The San Francisco Chronicle reports that Copain has sold to Jackson Family wines. "Copain winemaker Wells Guthrie, who co-founded the business in 1999 with San Francisco holding company Murano Group, will become a Jackson Family employee and continue to make wine under the Copain name. "

Jamie Goode on money and wine. "Just as money changes how we think, so also the value of wine changes how we approach it. Wine is, at one level, a luxury good that is aspired to by the wealthy. It is a badge of success."

The Washington Post talks to Mr. Beaujolais, Georges Duboeuf. “We always wanted to showcase the cru Beaujolais, our primary focus,” Duboeuf told me during a recent visit to Washington."

Food and Wine on how to get in on the Georgian wine revival. "Whites, on the other hand, emerge from the vessels deeply colored (some say ‘orange’, some say ‘amber’), more savory-umami than fruit-forward, often with the tannins to match."