Good wine as great revenge, how Britain shaped the wine world – even though French wine is “inexplicably great,” an interview with Randall Grahm of Bony Doon, what do Presidents drink, and the 2013 Barolo vintage. [level-members]
France’s place in the wine world is undeniable, and whether you love their style or more “modern” styles, you’ve got plenty of ammunition in this Bon Appetit article, Why is French Wine so Inexplicably Great?
Jumping through the Chunnel, we get to Britain and the influence it has had on the wine world.
Flying back over the Channel all the way to Italy, but with an Englishman as our host, we learn why Sting’s great revenge was making very good wine.
Edible Arts gives us an audience with another iconoclast, Randall Grahm of Bonny Doon Vineyards.
The new administration in the White House has ratcheted up attention on everything to do with the office, including what presidents have drunk over the years.
Perhaps a fine Italian wine? Seems as if 2013 might be a very good year for Barolo?