Wine Blog Daily Friday 4/27/18

barbarescoA daily sample of thoughtful writing and discussion from (mostly) independent wine blogs:

Tom Hyland reports on Barbaresco’s emergence as a competitor for Barolo.

The Wine Curmudgeon reports that Canada’s liquor laws are as ridiculous as those in the U.S.

Julien Miquel at Social Vignerons interviews Italian winemaker Giovanni Corvezzo about making organic Prosecco and Pinot Grigio.

Deborah Parker Wong has been appointed editor of the California Slow Wine Guide for 2018

The Armchair Sommelier explores South African wines.

Allison Levine profiles Pam Starr of Napa’s Crocker and Star winery.

Food Wine Click explores the basics of Bordeaux.

The Wine to Five Podcast this week explores Gewurztraminer.

Selected Reviews:

Jeff Leve the Wine Cellar Insider provides  tasting notes for 2017 Haut Medoc, Lestrac, Moulis, and Medoc as well as notes for Saint Julien.

Julien Miquel reviews the 2016 Domaine Ciry Cattaneo La Curiosité Minervois Red, Languedoc.

Susannah Gold reviews a sparkling Pignoletto from Emilia Romagna’s Lodi-Corazza.

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