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Wine Articles Worth Sharing with Your Wine Shop Customers

November 10th, 2016

Wines worth knowing in Oregon, work cork tourism – plus some wine cork facts, guilt by association, and a behind-the-scenes look at urban winemaking. [level-members]

Let’s start in the city. Business Insider takes us, well, inside the City Winery in New York City’s Tribeca neighborhood. Better known by locals and tourists as a restaurant with some great live music, it also produces 6,200 cases of wine a year. Check out how it works here.

Forbes helps us answer the question, what does Led Zeppelin have to do with Brunello di Montalcino? Check out the article. Kind of makes me wish I lived in Montreal.

Cork and other wine bottle closures are no stranger to debate. Cork manufacturers seem not to be taking any bad press laying down. In Spain you can take a eco-tour that “follows cork from tree to bottle.” Not sure screw-tops are going to have any way to match that. The NY Times article is here, and here is a quick look at cork’s competition, including some newer contenders.

Finally, Wine Enthusiast offers up 5 Oregon vineyards you should know.