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Daily Wine News: Gold & Gothic

Daily Wine News: Gold & Gothic

In the Sacramento Bee, Mike Dunne wants gold medals to make more sense. “Wine competitions could take the next logical step and issue two kinds of gold medals, one with the designation “drink now,” the other with the qualification “save.”” The Pennsylvania House of Representatives has passed House Bill 1690, which would allow some grocery […]
giugno 8, 2016

GOLD2In the Sacramento Bee, Mike Dunne wants gold medals to make more sense. “Wine competitions could take the next logical step and issue two kinds of gold medals, one with the designation “drink now,” the other with the qualification “save.””

The Pennsylvania House of Representatives has passed House Bill 1690, which would allow some grocery stores, restaurants and hotels to sell take-out wine, as well as permit direct shipment of wine to Pennsylvania residences. Philadelphia Magazine explores the bill’s significance.

On the blog for First Vine, Tom Natan and his husband Cy stumble upon a 1985 wine list from The Chicago Club and are amused both by the prices on the list and the gothic font it was typed in. “I’d like to be able to call it retro-kitsch, but I can’t – it just seems old and stuffy.  How did we ever take wine, or ourselves, that seriously?”

Drew Barrymore talks about her path to commercial winemaking and how her tastes have changed over the years in Wine Enthusiast.

The Drinks Business ponders minerality and the category of volcanic wine.

Mike Veseth, the wine economist, was impressed by the dynamic intersection of old and new at Alentejo’s historic José de Sousa Winery.

In Bloomberg, Justin Kennedy recommends American Gamay for summer.

In the Wall Street Journal, Lettie Teague visits Brooklyn Heights Wine Bar & Kitchen, “a destination that appeals to wine geeks, but…also a place for neighborhood wine drinkers.”

Bywww.terroirist.com