by Jeff Miller of Artisan Family of Wines (Seven Artisans, Sly Dog Cellars, Red Côte)
Every 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.
Release of Strategic Turrentine Outlook Reveals Disappearance of Excess Inventories
Turrentine sees excess bulk wine inventories disappearing, creating a new outlook for moving bulk wine in the industry.
I’ve written often about how useless wine competition results are. Heimoff comes to the same conclusion about the recent West Coast Wine Competition.
An open letter to certain wine critics
More on alcohol levels in California Cabernet Sauvignon. Heimoff argues that higher alcohol levels are a fact of life and here to stay. You can’t have the ripe, hedonistic California Cabs that so many people love without the alcohol levels being up there.
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