Wither the Hedonistic Fruit Bomb? A good Bloomberg article about what the changing of the guard at the Wine Advocate portends for California wines.
Make It a Molotov Cocktail Instead? French riot police are outraged over a decree prohibiting them from drinking wine and beer with lunch.
Mommy Wars: Two wine firms are embroiled in litigation over the use of the word “mommy” on their labels. Chickenpox on both their houses, I say.
Bubbly Old England: Eric Asimov on the rise of English sparkling wines.