Wine news November 12, 2014

Decanter reports that Russia may ban French wine imports.

Sister of Duchess of Cambridge hints she may take Master of Wine course reports The Drinks Business.

Palate Press on the trials of being organic.

Grape industry lukewarm on Obama's Immigration Act reports Wines and Vines.

Thibaut-Janisson Blanc de Chardonnay is a sparkling wine from Virginia that is causing waves reports Dave McIntyre in the Washington Post.

Eric Asimov in the New York Times on White Bordeaux. "The more interesting whites, which we sought for our tasting, tend to be aged in barrels and come from west of the Garonne, from Pessac-Léognan just south of the city of Bordeaux and occasionally from Graves, to the south of Pessac-Léognan."