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The Sunday Paper: April Edition

Are you keeping up with the ever-changing world of wine? Here are my top wine industry reads this month. These are articles I believe to be worth the read for anyone studying wine or interested in the latest wine news, wine trends, or wine discussions! 

Global warming is bringing major changes to classic regions!

Warmer = riper, and Champagne is now able to jump into the still wine category because of it!

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Burgundy is considering what grapes they may need to embrace in the future! Nebbiolo perhaps?

READ THE WINE ENTHUSIAST ARTICLE

Global Warming Wine

Frost!

A significant portion of France’s grapes may be lost due to the recent frosts! 

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The situation also affects the vineyards in large parts of Italy.

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Vineyard frost

Fire prevention plan in the works...

An ongoing initiative has been launched to prevent fires in California, and is well received, as the area cannot afford to endure more economic harm!

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Vineyard fires

100 point scale for vineyard quality?

What is the potential for vineyards to produce “great” wines? Can it be measured? Agronomist Giovanni Bigot thinks so!

READ THE WINE SPECTATOR ARTICLE

vineyard quality

A modern approach to pairing food and wine...

What wine to pair with any food goes far beyond what flavors go well together!

This is an excellent read in embracing new wine terminology and experiences. 

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food and wine pairing

Who will take the lead this season in a rosé saturated market?

Provençal rosé is what is trendy and many new producers are just following a formula to create something similar. Will the quality stuff prevail and when will consumers get bored of this style?

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