Good Reads Wednesday

by Jeff Miller of Artisan Family of Wines (Seven Artisans, Sly Dog Cellars, Red Côte)

jeff-smEvery Wednesday I post my recommendations of the best of last week’s postings concerning wine, whether blogs or news. I list them in the order I read them, so you shouldn’t infer anything about the order in which I list these posts.

Eighth Annual Petite Sirah Noble Symposium

Ken Payton

http://palatepress.com/2010/08/eighth-annual-petite-sirah-noble-symposium-wine/

Palate Press’s report on the Petite Sirah symposium, which highlights the explosive growth of this almost mainstream varietal.

American drinking at 25-year high: Gallup

Steve Heimoff

http://www.steveheimoff.com/index.php/2010/08/03/american-drinking-at-25-year-high-gallup/

Heimoff’s report and comment on the recent Gallup poll showing Americans are drinking more wine, particularly the younger segments of the population.

Plastic corks are going to be the death of me

Wine Blog

http://www.wine-blog.org/index.php/2010/08/05/plastic-corks-are-going-to-be-the-death-of-me/

I wrote about the benefits and detriments of various closures, including plastic closures, at http://artisanfamilyofwines.com/blog/?p=1176 . Jo Diaz adds another detriment of plastic, namely, the difficulty of removing the cork from the corkscrew.

For keeping up to date with what’s going on the in wine world, the best all around source is http://winebusiness.com.

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One Response to “Good Reads Wednesday”

  1. Jo Diaz says:

    Who knew that plastic corks were going to be such a hot item. I’ve never had so many comments… Mostly people agreeing with me. What a surprise.

    Thanks, as always, Jeff, for your support of my writing.

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