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Daily Wine News: Surviving Mt Etna

Daily Wine News: Surviving Mt Etna

“Want it clean and oaky? You got it. Want it hairy and funky? You’ll find it. Want to rub shoulders with the upper crust? You can. Want to sit under a shaded patio and sip on wine with a winemaker whose great grandfather planted the vineyard behind you? It’s all possible.” Alfonso Cevola shares a […]
giugno 6, 2016

Mount Etna. (Wikimedia)

“Want it clean and oaky? You got it. Want it hairy and funky? You’ll find it. Want to rub shoulders with the upper crust? You can. Want to sit under a shaded patio and sip on wine with a winemaker whose great grandfather planted the vineyard behind you? It’s all possible.” Alfonso Cevola shares a few tips for those aching to taste wine on Etna.

“The Japanese have increasing reason to be proud of their own wine,” says Jancis Robinson. “The new-wave Japanese wines are very much in the same idiom as natural wines, being particularly light bodied and often relatively crisp.”

In the World of Fine Wine, Anne Krebiehl reviews John Winthrop Haeger’s book, Riesling Rediscovered: Bold, Bright, and Dry, and appreciates the way in which it “[comes] at the subject from the new angle of dryness, as a magisterial and insightful addition to the canon.”

Grape Collective argues that “Greek wine has a strong case as the solution to jaded and bored palates.”

According to Guy Collins in Bloomberg, Bordeaux 2015 prices have jumped 25% from the 2014 vintage.

In Wine-Searcher, James Lawrence considers the effects of celebrity endorsements on wine.

Antonio Galloni shares his first impressions of 2015 Napa Valley in Vinous.

In the Washington Post, Dave McIntyre offers advice on how to build a 6 wine collection that impresses.

Bywww.terroirist.com