In what one commenter calls one of her best blog posts yet, Alice Feiring asks: Are wine women different from men? The short answer: “I think so. Yes. Mostly.” She profiles four notable women in the NYC wine scene: Laura Maniec of Corkbuzz, Pascaline Lepeltier of Rouge Tomate, Lee Campbell of Reynards, and Juliette Pope of Gramercy Tavern.
Over at Wine Access, Craig Pinhey reports on the partial sale of Nova Scotia’s largest winery. On Palate Press, W. Blake Gray takes us on an adventure with Assyrtiko in Santorini, and Evan Dawson reviews Marco Pasanella’s memoir/wine book Uncorked. Bill Zachawkiw of the Montreal Gazette says that how wine is served is as important as the wine itself. Have you ever tried his mason jar trick?
If you prefer a listen rather than a read, try the I’ll Drink to That podcast. The latest episode features wine blogger Brooklynguy, who explains how he got into wine writing, how he’s kept it up, and where he’s headed.
And finally, check out these portraits made of… yes, wine corks.