According to researchers, “climate change, shifting global demand, consumer preferences, new vinification techniques, and marketing” are the main reasons why the wine industry will be upended over the next thirty years. Read more at Forbes online.
The Wrap has a great write-up on the best and the worst celebrity wines, all ranked for your drinking pleasure. Always wondered how good (or bad) Drew Barrymore’s Pinot Noir, Brad and Angelina’s Rose, or the wines from Sting, Fergie and Francis Ford Coppola tasted without having to buy a bottle yourself? Here you go.
For nearly three decades, the Wine Train has been something of a curiosity for Napa County residents – a tourist attraction that most locals never rode. To some it was a charming anachronism, to others a nuisance, generating noise and traffic disruption. Read this editorial from The Napa Register about the Wine Train’s new owners and their plans for the future.
While it may not quite be time to throw away that aroma wheel just yet, take a look at this write-up on NPR about the art of wine tasting when it comes to your nose.
Fruit exporters in Chile and Peru are considering taking legal action against their U.S. representatives after being caught out by a glut of shipments to California which have sent grape prices plummeting. What does this mean for consumers? Read the full article.