The San Francisco Chronicle reports that the In Pursuit of Balance group calls it quits with one last tasting. "But in reality, the group more closely resembled an art movement: manifesto-driven, unified by theory, designed to upend the hegemony of a dominant system."
The Financial Times on how to invest in wine. "For consumers and investors, en primeur has proved a popular way to buy the best wines at a discount to final retail prices, especially when reviewers gave high marks for any given vintage."
Bloomberg explores natural wine. "It's a movement based on intelligent discussion and, from the vibe here, a bit of emotion."
Decanter decodes tasting notes.
Food and Wine asks what are red blends. "In the US, a red blend is essentially any domestic wine that’s not made from a specific grape variety."