The Grapevine

Wine Industry News for August 14, 2017

August 14th, 2017

Adding red wine to your lemon-and-tea regimen when the flu has you down may be a good idea. Technology reaps confusion in California wine shipping. And in Piedmont, other grapes – and even hazelnuts – are winning out over Barbera. [level-members]

In the Piedmont region of Italy, Barbera’s local reputation may be its undoing. My daughter’s insatiable appetite for Nutella probably isn’t helping, either.)

More uncertainty surrounding wine delivery laws in California. Not surprising, really, as technology always outpaces regulators in every industry.

Not too keen on an annual flu shot? Skip it and drink red wine and tea instead. Adding red wine to the usual mix of lemon, honey, and tea, etc. could prevent severe flu infections. (Especially if you’re a mouse, since that’s where the research has been done, to date.)