Wine news May 19, 2014

Decanter reports on a heated debate about genetically modified grapes at the Masters of Wine symposium in Italy.

Champagne to install environmental code reports Winesearcher.

Falling demand for wine in China is putting pressure on domestic producers, reports The Drinks Business.

Napa tribal casino resisted by winemakers trying to protect the land reports Bloomberg.

In Palate Press W. Blake Gray on Maryland wines.

In Wines and Spirits Magazine, progressive wine retail stores.

In Forbes wine tasting season in Manhattan and trends to watch.

The UK's Sunday Times Magazine Rich List includes wine and spirits fortunes, reports

In the San Francisco Chronicle Jon Bonné on the Columbia Gorge home to some of Washington's most daring winemakers. Read our interviews with winemakers from Gorge wineries Syncline and Memaloose.

In the Financial Times Jancis Robinson on serious Beaujolais.

The Wall Street Journal on New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc.

In the New York Times, wine as an investment.