Wine news November 22, 2016

The Los Angeles Times on Alaskan wine cruises. "We can be looking at glaciers calving while sipping great wines. People love it. It gives them an additional reason to cruise."

The Telegraph on English sparkling wine being granted regional status. "In 2015, 37 new wine producers and vineyards opened in England, while vineyard applications have risen over the last decade from 1,879 to 4,500 last year, with the majority in West Sussex and Hampshire."

The Splendid Table talks to Jancis Robinson about what to drink on Thanksgiving. "Only that I think too much is made of wine pairing."

Decanter on how to talk about wine. "There’s a red that evokes ‘a clove cigarette enjoyed in the rain’, and I’m not making that up."

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