The Sacramento Bee profiles “the only remaining winery in Napa Valley with the same family to make wine since before Prohibition.”
Yahoo Travel on 9 ways to celebrate California Wine Month.
People Magazine reports on actress/winemaker Drew Barrymore's wine research trip to France.
Forbes looks at Argentine Malbec producer Catena. “Twenty years ago I couldn’t sell Malbec because no one knew what it was,” Catena said.
Decanter reports on a record number of Masters of Wine announced. "The 19 new masters join the five MWs announced in February this year, to make a total of 340 MWs across 24 countries. The new MWs, 11 women and 8 men, hail from 10 countries and include a new MW from Japan, Kenichi Ohashi – who has followed in the footsteps of Ned Goodwin MW."
Winesearcher talks to Penfolds winemaker Kym Schroeter.
Saveur votes Australia as the wine destination of the year. "Just a few years ago, such wines were panned as insubstantial. Today, they're acclaimed by critics and coveted by consumers in Australia and beyond."
The Drinks Business on the top 10 wine, beer, spirits theater quotes.
Palate Press on old vines in the Rhone Valley. " The old vines can handle this summer’s heat, and thrive. With a little bit of pre-harvest rain, they might produce a classic."
Vinepair visits California's largest vine nursery. "Exploring NovaVine’s 45,000 square feet of vibrant greenhouses in picturesque Sonoma makes this vast business seem beautiful and simple, but the science behind breeding grapevines is no joke."