Weekly Wine News Roundup

Week of August 23, 2010

 


Welcome to the Weekly Wine News Roundup

Each week, we'll be bringing you a collection of interesting and compelling wine content from around the web. 

Included in this week's post you'll find: 

  • What Canadian beef producers are putting in their cattle's feed
  • How Trader Joe's is able to sell wine for $2
  • The most expensive single wine purchase in travel retail
  • Eric Asimov's look into smaller vineyards in Bordeaux
  • The health benefits of Reservatrol

Canadian cattle enjoy red wine with their feed (AP/Jeremy Hainsworth)
Published on: August 27, 2010
Western Canadian beef producers have found a novel way of putting the "bar" in barbecue. Angus cattle in British Columbia's Okanagan wine and cattle region are being fed red wine with their grain...

Published on: August 24, 2010
Ever wonder how Trader Joe's stores can sell Charles Shaw wines -- more commonly known as Two-Buck Chuck -- for such low prices? CNN.com just posted this interview with Fred Franzia, the man behind the discount drinks...

Published on: August 26, 2010
The most expensive single wine purchase in travel retail was recorded over the weekend at Dubai’s luxury airport drinks shop, Le Clos. The buyer, who has not been named, snapped up...

Published on: August 25, 2010
Compared with the grand chateaus of the Médoc, the tiny Domaine du Jaugaret may seem irrelevant. The critics don’t score its wines, it’s barely mentioned in guides, it doesn’t play in the futures game...

Published on: August 25, 2010
In today’s health conscious society, many people are trying to eat foods that are natural sources of vitamins and fats that are essential to the human body. Just like foods, there are certain varietals of wines that can also provide benefits to our bodies...

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  • Snooth User: daveswan
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    As the last article suggest the positive health implications of drinking a moderate amount of wine each week are all too often overlooked (especially when it comes to setting tax!).

    Sep 01, 2010 at 5:15 AM


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