Each day our editors monitor 50 wine industry blogs and select the most relevant, recent postings.
A summary of each posting with a link to the blog is listed below.
Steve Heimoff Include me as another biodynamic debunkerJune 25thI have to agree, strongly, with Tom Wark’s take on biodynamic winegrowing from his blog, although I won’t go quite as far as he did in calling it “a hoax.” A hoax is a fraud or, at best, a practical joke–in either instance, it’s something committed by someone on a consciously false basis. I don’t think the practitioners of biodynamism are consciously doing anything phony. I’m convinced they’re convinced of the truthiness of their commitment. In other words, they’re sincere.
The Connoisseurs' Wine Blog The Nose Knows A Green Cabernet When It Smells ItJune 25thYou have to hand it to scientific research. We now know that underripe Cabernet Sauvignon has more vegetative characteristics than riper Cabernet. I always thought so; now independent research has proven the case.
The Gray Market Report Lot 18 layoffs: The CorrectionsJune 25thAfter posting last week about layoffs at the wine sales site Lot 18, I got an email from Lot 18 Editorial Director Eric Arnold, who was surprised to learn that I wrote that the editorial department had been eliminated, since he's, well, you see the title.
Fermentation: The Daily Wine Blog How Not To Win A Rigged Wine Essay ContestJune 25th "If a country were starting alcohol regulation from scratch, what regulatory framework would you advise it to create and why?"
Artisan Family of Wines The Magic BulletJune 25th As Randall Graham has said, most people would rather buy a mediocre wine made from a recognized grape than a good wine made from an unknown one.
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