Wine news October 12, 2014

The Daily Mail reports on a study that shows that a glass of wine a day can protect against heart disease but only if you have a specific gene carried by just 15% of the population.

Eric Asimov in the New York Times on his picks for Thanksgiving wines. Serious Eats also provides a plan for Thanksgiving wine selections.

Tom Wark looks at a dumb alcohol law in Utah.

Wines and Vines looks at changes in wine shipping laws.

In Bloomberg, rare Burgundies prop up stagnant auction market.

Drew Barrymore releases new Pinot Grigio reports The Drinks Business.

In Winesearcher, sparkling wines sales surge 40% over the last ten years versus 7% for still wine.