Archive for the 'Wine News' Category

Wine Podder of the Month…me!

Wednesday, November 5th, 2008

Better drinking through self-fermentation!

Chateau Petrogasm

Sunday, November 2nd, 2008

This is an interesting way to describe wine… in pictures rather than words.

Heavy Metals Found in (most European) Wine

Friday, October 31st, 2008

I wonder if this will steer people away from overly “earthy” wines….

Oct. 29, 2008 — Red and white wines from most European nations carry potentially dangerous doses of at least seven heavy metals, U.K. researchers find.

A single glass of even the most contaminated wine isn’t poisonous. But drinking just one glass of wine a day — a common habit in Europe and the Americas — might be very hazardous indeed, calculate biomolecular scientist Declan P. Naughton, PhD, and Andrea Petroczi of Kingston University, London.

Didier Dagueneau Killed in Plane Crash

Thursday, September 25th, 2008

Didier Dagueneau, a legend in the Loire valley, was killed in a plane crash last week.  He’s one of those legends of the wine business whose name is synonymous with authenticity and clarity of purpose.  I hope that his legend lives on through his grapes.  Links:

WSJ article on inter-state shipping of wine from wineries

Wednesday, September 24th, 2008

A good deep dive on the problem:

Wine Lovers See Red Over State Laws That Restrict Home Delivery of Bottles