Decanter on what a Trump presidency might mean for wine. "Food and wine sectors in the US are known to rely relatively strongly on immigrant workers, and there may be particular concerns around harvest workers in US vineyards."
W. Blake Gray asks the same question. "You have to be a real optimist to think Trump's election is not going to lead to an economic downturn. People won't stop drinking wine, but they will drink cheaper wine."
Coravin secures an additional $22M investment reports Decanter.
Decanter on Bordeaux 2016 harvest. "But he’s looking at me with a broad smile as we taste through the vats, and it’s hard to disagree that the young wine is rich in aromatics, with beautiful texture and depth of fruit. Truthfully, it doesn’t taste this good every year."
David Hockney designs the latest Mouton label The Drinks Business reports. "The 79-year-old Bradford born painter, a friend of the late Baroness Philippine de Rothschild, has depicted a pair of wine glasses haloed by white lines “signifying emotion and wonder”.
CNET on how to pack a bottle of wine. "With all the regulations, your best bet is usually to pack the bottle in your luggage and hope for the best. "
The New York Post reports that Bed Bath and Beyond will serve wine. "Just call it Bed Bath & Booze."
Jon Bonné in Punch on Australian wine's return to cool. "I needed to come see the New Australia precisely because I’d spent so much time discovering the New California. The two places have always had a kinship—two bookends of the Pacific, sharing an aesthetic defined by sea and sun."