The Chicago Tribune explains pet-nat. "Short for petillant naturel — French for, simply, "natural sparkling" — pet-nat has been in the glasses of cool-kid sommeliers in New York and San Francisco for a few years now, and for good reason."
The Mercury News on what sommeliers bring to Thanksgiving. “If I’m ever in doubt, I bring bubbles,” says Lynne Bryant, sommelier for the Santa Clara Wine Club. Her go-to is the 2013 Schramsberg Blanc de Blancs ($39)."
The Wine Spectator on how Sherry Lehmann is expanding to California. “After 82 years in business, we’re bringing the Sherry-Lehmann brand into new markets,” said Chris Adams, the company’s president and CEO.
Food and Wine on what to drink on election night. As Winston Churchill said, “In victory I deserve it, in defeat I need it.”
The Drinks Business calls Hunter Valley Semillon a "unicorn wine."