Jancis Robinson MW of jancisrobinson.com picks “Mastroberardino, Radici 20120Fiano di Avellino.”
Gil Lempert Schwarz of Las Vegas Review-Journal writes about “Red Guitar Old Vine Tempranillo Garnacha.“
Wes Marshall of The Austin Chronicle covers “Rocca Sveva Soave Classico and Rocca Sveva Valpolicella Classico Ripasso.“
Jancis Robinson of Financial Times pens interesting article on counterfeit wines and wine expert Maureen Downey who managed to identify many of those to date – “A nose for crime: counterfeit wines.”
Looking for a wine app? You have a lot to choose from. Jon Bonné of SF Gate reviews a few in his article – “Navigate a wine list with your phone? Vivino says it has a way.”
New York Restaurant Hearth’s Wine List has been chosen as the Best Wine List in North America by World of Fine Wine. Congratulations to Paul Grieco!
Eric Asimov of NY Times has suggestions for Wines for Savory, Pungent Sausages. Scroll through the comments section for a few more savvy recommendations from the readers.
Useful article from Robert Taylor of Wine Spectator on “U.S. Wine Shipping Laws.” Check it out to see whether it is legal in your state to receive wines from out of state wineries and retailers.
Sarah Jean Green of The Seattle Times reports on a large scale wine theft from a wine storage facility – “Men plead guilty in massive wine theft.“
Ella Lister of The World of Fine Wine reports on the disappointing performance of fine wine indices as of late in “Mixed Signals.“
On the other hand, James Andrews of Yahoo Finance covers the benefits of investing in wine – “Making 10% returns a year… by buying more wine.“