Golf.com on the best spots for wine tasting and golf. Arizona and Texas make the list.
Conde Nast Traveler on the airlines with the best wine lists. "From Taittinger champagne to 40-year-old tawny ports, the wines offered onboard the world’s top airlines are reaching completely new heights."
Le Pan on Champagne's forgotten varieties. "Arbane, Petit Meslier, Fromentot and Blanc Vrai are permitted within the Champagne appellation but have been almost forgotten by the region’s growers who prefer the two Pinots and Chardonnay, which are more consistent in both quality and yield."
On JancisRobinson.com, Tim Hall talks to Louis Roederer's winemaker Jean-Baptiste Lecaillon about the 2015 vintage. "In the summer you have some heat from the continent but you also have some storms and rain coming through in the winter and in some summers which irrigates the soil, keeps moisture and mineralisation in the soil and is held in the chalk."
Fox News reports on Putin, Berlusconi involved in a probe over Crimean wine. "Ukrainian prosecutors are preparing charges against the director of a winery in Russian-occupied Crimea for allegedly uncorking a 240-year-old bottle for Russian President Vladimir Putin and former Italian premier Silvio Berlusconi."