Wine news September 16, 2014

An Israeli winery keeps going despite the conflict, CNN via Punch.

Jamie Goode on the first wines released by urban winery London Cru.

Count of US wineries passes 8,000 reports Wines and Vines.

In Palate Press the attack on hipster Somms.

In Snooth, 5 wine grapes that escaped extinction.

In Bloomberg, Sotheby's Hong Kong opens with a $36,000 bottle of Haut-Brion.

Tech tycoon buys Burgundy estate reports The Drinks Business.

Castro winery fined $115,000 for using volunteers reports Contra Costa Times.