This week’s collection of wine stories to share with your wine shop customers and online followers and fans includes a Hatfields and McCoys moment in France, a cult wine that just may live up to the hype, and a defense of the much derided International style. [level-members]
The Telegraph in the UK gives us a story of “fury and arson” in the vineyards of Southern France. It seems there may be some “foreign” grapes in amongst the hallowed French vines … Read the full article here.
While we’re in France, let’s head on over to the Loire, our favorite wine region, and check out a cult wine that just might be all that an a bag of chips as its admirers claim. The Wall Street Journal article is here.
And finally, we have a defense of the generally un-admired “International Style” from Matt Kramer at Wine Spectator. And along the way we learn a little something about the wines of the Canary Islands. The full article is here. [/level-members]