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.
A shortage of grapes after a couple of short harvests along with rising demand bodes well for grapegrowers.
Natural Wine: The Ugly Underbelly
Must advocates of “natural wine” denigrate the rest of the wine-making world?
Another conversation about AVAs and terroir
Another reminder of the limitations of terroir and AVA’s.
Wine prices in 2012
The Wine Curmudgeon
Wine prices are going back up as oversupply is finally sold off and an undersupply of grapes and bulk wine reduce supply.
Wine and health
This posts touches a number of issues relating to how healthy (or not) wine is.
For keeping up to date with what’s going on the in wine world, the best all around source is http://winebusiness.com.