The Grapevine

Wine Industry News for May 21, 2018

May 21st, 2018

Is the natural wine movement right that “everything” is wrong with the modern wine industry? A bootlegging bust in Brooklyn. Drought’s effect on price and quality in South Africa. And we begin with excellence in Bordeaux. (but in Walla Walla …) [level-members]

Is Bordeaux ceding its excellence? Fans in Walla Walla, Washington may like The Robb Report’s position.

Drought in South Africa makes wines more expensive for sure and possibly more delicious.

Wine and spirits aren’t the same – especially in the eyes of the New York State Liquor Authority. So if you’re a wine maker, don’t make spirits.

And another look at the natural wine movement and contentions from some within that what’s wrong with the modern, multinational-run wine industry is … everything.