Vine Clippings


Interesting wine news from different regions

 

Champagne Prices on the Rise – This looks at older vintages but we think the whole category is likely to increase and could become the next big collectible

http://www.decanter.com/news/wine-news/587678/champagne-prices-on-the-rise-at-major-auction-firms


From Chateau Ste. Michelle Came World Class Talent – A look at the huge impact that Chateau Ste. Michelle alum have had on the wine world in the Pacific Northwest

http://seattletimes.com/html/pacificnw/2024785496_1102winestemichellecover1xml.html?cmpid=2628


 

10 Years Since Sideways – A look at the effects of the Oscar-winning movie a decade later

http://www.wine-searcher.com/m/2014/10/ten-years-since-sideways-made-pinot-a-film-star


How Rioja got its wine – Some interesting back stories about wine bottles

http://www.wine-searcher.com/m/2014/10/how-rioja-got-its-wire-and-other-just-so-stories


Pacific Northwest Promises a Memorable Vintage – 2014 yields bumper crops in both Washington & Oregon:

http://www.wine-searcher.com/m/2014/10/pacific-northwest-promises-a-memorable-vintage 


Napa Harvest 2014 – Another bountiful harvest in 2014!

http://napavalleyregister.com/lifestyles/food-and-cooking/wine/columnists/george-starke/harvest-news/article_930e7783-bfb2-5849-a95c-3655c468137a.html


Terroir Gives Champagne its Soul – Elin McCoy sings the praises of single vineyard and grower Champagnes: http://www.wine-searcher.com/m/2014/10/terroir-gives-champagne-its-soul


 

Canada considering additional tariffs on US wine – CTV News describes the brewing trade war and retaliations for restrictive practices: http://www.ctvnews.ca/canada/ottawa-threatens-tariffs-against-u-s-ketchup-chocolate-wine-1.2063522


 

Famous Napa Vineyard To Kalon profiled – Wine Spectator does a side-by-side tasting of four different Cabernets from this storied Napa vineyard: http://www.winespectator.com/webfeature/show/id/50729)


 

Going Rhone – Andy Perdue reviews Rhone varietals in Washington State:  http://www.greatnorthwestwine.com/2014/10/05/going-rhone/)


End of Booze Ban? - Cardston, Alberta is set to go to the polls to decide if it should continue its 109 year ban on alcohol: http://www.thedrinksbusiness.com/2014/10/town-votes-to-keep-100-year-old-booze-ban/


 

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