The Grapevine

Wine Stories Worth Sharing – March 9, 2017

March 9th, 2017

A great wine returns in Italy, pink wine makes a stand in New York, and we learn that China’s largest wine-growing region has the world’s largest shifting sand desert as a neighbor. [level-members]

Wine Enthusiast brings us the return of Vino Nobile.

Decanter tells us why wine bottles are so heavy.

The Washington Post promises us 4 ways to put French class in your glass. (Clearly, you may want to offer an edited version of this featuring French wines you stock.)

If you’re going to be in New York in late June, you may want to grab tickets to Pinknic, “New York City’s favorite rosé picnic and music festival.” And if you love music and rosé, you may want to find an excuse to be in NYC that weekend.

Considering that there are wine grapes growing in all 50 states in the US, we shouldn’t be surprised that China’s largest wine-growing region is also home to the world’s second largest shifting sand desert – the Takla Makan – but we are.