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Daily Wine News: Women of Burgundy

Daily Wine News: Women of Burgundy

L.M. Archer profiles the women winemakers of Burgundy in Palate Press. “For these Burgundian women of the vine, family obligation, rather than the American notion of ‘lifestyle choice,’ drives their profession. Rather than a burden, obligation to family elicits pride, gratitude, and honor.” In the New York Times, Carol Pogash discovers cemetery grapevines that are […]
giugno 7, 2016
Vineyard in Burgundy (Source: Wikimedia)

Vineyard in Burgundy (Source: Wikimedia)

L.M. Archer profiles the women winemakers of Burgundy in Palate Press. “For these Burgundian women of the vine, family obligation, rather than the American notion of ‘lifestyle choice,’ drives their profession. Rather than a burden, obligation to family elicits pride, gratitude, and honor.”

In the New York Times, Carol Pogash discovers cemetery grapevines that are making prizewinning wines.

Alder Yarrow shares notes on his favorite wines from the recent 7% Solution Tasting. “They are exciting not for just what they offer to curious palates, but also because in many cases they represent efforts by winemakers and growers to rescue (or in some cases, resurrect) some of the grape varieties that have a long history in California, yet are almost nowhere to be found today.”

In Grape Collective, Dorothy Gaiter talks to Chuck Wagner of Caymus Vineyards about balance in wine and the evolution of Napa Valley.

In the World of Fine Wine, Ella Lister assesses the positive start to the year, offers an overview of wine auctions in the first quarter, and indicates what to look for over the coming months.

Josh Raynolds finds value in the wines from the southern Rhône in Vinous.

Steve Heimoff wants to know why the concept of “unicorn wines” has gotten so popular.

Decanter’s Andrew Jefford talks to Gisela Kreglinger, author of a new book called The Spirituality of Wine.

In the Wall Street Journal, Lettie Teague asks two sommeliers tying the knot about the dos and don’ts of picking wedding wines.

Bywww.terroirist.com